Newborn Nursery Issues

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Integrate into practice resources such as the Newborn Screening Clearinghouse, which provides for information about state requirements regarding neonatal screenings.
2. Develop a differential diagnosis and evaluation scheme for newborns with the following: Jaundice, Respiratory distress, Lethargy or poor feeding, Cyanosis, Vomiting (bilious and nonbilious), Hypoglycemia, Jitteriness or seizure, Sepsis.
3. Deliver anticipatory guidance to new parents regarding fever, neonatal emergencies and infant nutrition.
4. Improve attention to growth parameters at well-baby visits to identify cases of failure to thrive (FTT).

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
07/01/2013
Course expires: 
05/31/2016

Sukanya Srinivasan, MD, MPH, Penn Plum Family Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2013
Course expires: 
05/31/2016
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