Common Newborn Issues

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Common Newborn Issues

Learning Objectives

Discuss common newborn assessment and management of the following issues:

  • Initial newborn evaluation
  • Nutrition
  • Respiratory and cardiac
  • Foot and hip
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Infectious disease
  • Sudden infant death syndrome
  • Failure to thrive
  • Lacrimal duct obstruction

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Robyn Latessa, MD, Campus Director, University of North Carolina School of Medicine-Asheville, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UNC, Mountain Area Health Education Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Asheville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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