2018 National Neonatal/Advanced Practice/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

211 - Necrotizing Enterocolitis: The Current State of the Science

Sep 7, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Sep 7, 2018 2:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Dr. Neu provides the background the history of necrotizing enterocolitis and discusses how this disease presents, its pathophysiology, diagnosis, and preventative measures.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the etiology of NEC and our progress in preventing and treating it.
  • Describe the "perfect storm" pathophysiology of the most classic form of NEC.
  • Discuss currently available information on the use of probiotics in the prevention of NEC.

Speaker(s):

  • Josef Neu, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Florida

Credits Available


Necrotizing Enterocolitis: The Current State of the Science Exam

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