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Recognition and Management of the Infant With Congenital Anomalies

by Jacqueline Hoffman, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC
  • Duration: 75 Mins
  • Credits: 1.25 CERP, 1.25 R-CERP
  • Handout: Yes

Throughout pregnancy, parents begin dreaming of their perfect, healthy baby. What happens when their dreams appear to be shattered by an infant that has obvious dysmorphic features and may have long-term problems? This session will provide an overview of common genetic terms, discussion of classifications of congenital anomalies with common findings, discussion of cytogenetic evaluation, and family communication.

Learning Objectives:

1. Contrast differences between minor and major congenital anomalies.

2. Discuss the approach to the infant with dysmorphic features.

3. Identify the six common classifications of congenital anomalies based on findings.

4. Contrast the various prenatal and postnatal genetic testing options.

5. Discuss findings associated with common chromosomal syndromes, sequences or associations.

6. Discuss communication with the family for an infant with suspected or known congenital anomalies.

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Presentations: 12  |  Hours / CE Credits: 12.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks