Common Newborn Issues

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss common newborn assessment and management of the following issues:
   a. Initial newborn evaluation
   b. Nutrition
   c. Respiratory and cardiac
   d. Hip dysplasia
   e. Hyperbilirubinemia
   f. Gastrointestinal
   g. Infectious disease
   h. Sudden infant death syndrome
   i. Failure to thrive
   j. Lacrimal duct obstruction

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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David G. Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Course Chair, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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