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Understanding The Needs Of The Newborn Who Has Experienced A Hypoxic Insult During Labor: The Relationship Between Hypoxia, Hypoglycemia And Hypothermia.

by Joanna L. Davis, CPM, CLS
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 1 Midwifery CEU
  • Handout: No

When a hypoxic insult occurs during labor or birth, a syndrome of consequences often presents as a sequelae. In this lecture we will define hypoxia, hypoglycemia and hypothermia and understand how one of these can create a cascade of consequences involving the other two.

Learning Objectives:

Following this Session, participants will be able to:

Objective 1: Define and understand the basic mechanisms regarding hypoxia, hypothermia and hypoglycemia;

Objective 2: Describe how each of the mentioned complications can lead to the other, creating a syndrome; and

Objective 3: Describe how to protect babies from developing further complications.

Presentations: 5  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks