Certification Review Includes

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Bacterial Infections, Sepsis and Shock

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of bacterial infections, sepsis, and shock. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss risk factors for neonatal sepsis
      Describe common bacterial infections
      Review strategies to prevent healthcare acquired infections
      Identify symptoms and treatment of shock
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Cardiovascular Conditions

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of the neonate's cardiovascular system. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss normal transitions to extrauterine life that occur at the time of delivery
      Review normal and abnormal cardiovascular assessment findings
      Identify 4 cardiac dysrhythmias commonly seen in the early neonatal period
      Describe 3 of the more common congenital heart defects (cyanotic and acyanotic)
      Discuss cardiac surgery options for the neonate
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Caring and Professional Practice

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of caring and professional practice. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Describe at least two strategies for patient safety
      Identify four concepts related to patient and family centered care
      Discuss situations which may affect family care and learning
      Define standards of practice and ethical provisions
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Developmental Care

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of developmental care of the neonate and low birthweight neonates. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Identify at least two self-regulation and two stress responses
      Describe two strategies associated with developmental care of the neonate
      Discuss components of discharge planning for the neonate
      Identify at least two short-term and two long-term complications of extremely low or very low birthweight neonates
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of considerations for care of the extremely low birthweight (ELBW) neonates. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Identify delivery room care of ELBW neonates
      Describe care strategies for ELBW neonates
      Discuss common complications seen with ELBW neonates
      Identify developmental care required for ELBW neonates
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Fluids, Electrolytes and Thermoregulation

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of fluids, electrolytes, and thermoregulation. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the fluid and electrolyte requirements of neonates
      Discuss complications of fluid and electrolyte imbalances
      List mechanisms of heat production and heat loss in the neonate
      Identify symptoms of hypothermia and hyperthermia
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Conditions

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of the neonate's gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Review normal and abnormal gastrointestinal and genitourinary assessment findings
      Describe identification and management of necrotizing enterocolitis
      Identify at least two GI and two GU abnormalities
      Discuss identification and management of renal failure
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Genetics, Palliative and End of Life Care

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of genetic disorders and defects, palliative care, and end of life care. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Distinguish Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance patterns
      Identify at least two congenital defects
      Discuss risk factors of sudden infant death syndrome
      Describe strategies to support families with palliative and end of life care
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Hematology, Endocrine and Metabolic Problems

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of hematology, metabolism, and the neonate's endocrine system. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Describe components and normal ranges of blood count
      Identify at least two hematological abnormalities
      Discuss identification and management of hyperbilirubinemia
      Recognize at least two endocrine and metabolic disorders
    2. Contact Hours: 2
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Maternal Fetal Complications

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of maternal and fetal complications. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss maternal risk factors
      Describe prenatal testing and significance of findings
      Identify gestational age assessments
      Discuss complications associated with labor and delivery
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Conditions

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of the neonate's musculoskeletal and integumentary systems. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Review normal and abnormal musculoskeletal and integumentary assessment findings
      Describe identification and management of fractures
      Identify at least two musculoskeletal and two integumentary abnormalities
      Discuss identification and management of intravenous infiltration and wounds
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Neurological Conditions

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of the neonate's neurological system. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Review normal and abnormal neurological assessment findings
      Identify at least 3 neural tube defects
      Describe risk factors, assessment, and management of brain hemorrhages, perinatal asphyxia, hydrocephalus, and neonatal seizures
      Discuss brain death criteria for the neonate
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Pain Management, Drug Exposure and Withdrawal

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of pain management, exposure to substance abuse, and withdrawal. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the effects of pain and the neonate
      Identify strategies for effective pain management
      Discuss common substances of perinatal abuse
      List strategies for management of neonatal withdrawal
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Pharmacology

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of pharmacology and maternal medication effects. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Define concepts of pharmacology, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
      Identify medication categories, and specific considerations with administration of these medications to the neonate
      Describe nursing responsibilities and interventions with medication administration in the neonate
      Discuss effects of maternal medications on the neonate
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Pulmonary Conditions

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of the neonate's pulmonary system. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss normal transitions to extrauterine life and the role of surfactant
      Review normal and abnormal respiratory assessment findings
      Identify at least 3 common physical defects that can affect respirations and approaches to management
      Describe at least 3 common respiratory disorders and management tactics
      Identify strategies for oxygenation and ventilation
    2. Contact Hours: 2
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing: Viral, Fungal and Other Infections

    1. The goal of this module is to provide the learner with an overview of viral, fungal, and uncommon infections. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Describe viral infections, including management, associated with the TORCH acronym
      Discuss risk factors for viral and fungal infections
      Identify symptoms and management of tuberculosis
      Review common types of hepatitis
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

CEBroker Professionals:

Reports to CE Broker imageThis course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker. Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

It is now required that all CE is completed and reported to CE Broker before you renew your license. When you complete continuing education with us, Relias LLC will report your hours for you.

Read more about the new license renewal process at AreYouRenewalReady.com and claim your free Basic Account in CE Broker to see what has already been reported for you.

Please check the licenses/certifications section under my account (after logging in) to make sure you have entered a valid license number. This information is required for correct reporting of your course completions to CE Broker.