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When, why and how to give those first few breaths at birth

by Karen H. Strange, CPM, AAP/NRP Instructor, CKC
  • Duration: 540 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 0.1 Midwifery CEU
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: 2016 Midwifery
Abstract:

This lecture will create a clear visual image and understanding of what is happening for the baby as she takes her first breaths and shifts from oxygenating through the placenta and cord to beginning to use her lungs. Participants will learn when, why and how they need to assist a newborn in respiratory distress or in need of neonatal resuscitation.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Participants will have a working knowledge of how to assist a baby in respiratory distress or in need of neonatal resuscitation. They will know how to give the first few breaths in the gentlest least interventive way.

Objective 2: Participants will be able to list what are signs of respiratory distress newborns need assistance

Objective 3: Participants will be able to describe how baby’s shift or transition from oxygenating through the placenta and cord to breathing with their lungs.

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Presentations: 18  |  Hours / CE Credits: 17.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks