Nurses who provide home-based care to premature infants and their families must have a holistic approach. Nursing care must address not only the infant's needs but also the needs of the family and primary caregivers. In this course, you will learn about the long-term effects of premature birth, disease-directed treatments, symptom management, and common nursing interventions to meet the needs of the infant and their caregivers.
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
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.
Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Kentucky Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.
Mississippi Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
North Dakota Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: The Long-Term Health Effects of Preterm Birth
The Premature Infant’s Unique Challenges
Section 3: Disease-Directed Treatments and Symptom Management
Medical Needs After Discharge
Section 4: Nursing Interventions
The Transition from Hospital to Home
Transitional Care Model
The Patient-Centered Medical Home
PCMH and TCM
Section 5: Conclusion
Stephanie has over 17 years of clinical and teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are in neonatal intensive care, general pediatrics, home health, and children with medical complexities. She earned her Master's in nursing from Chamberlain University in 2022. Her professional practice is guided by Jean Watson's philosophy that, "Caring is the essence of nursing."Disclosure: Stephanie Whitfield, MSN, RN, CPN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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