2015 - The Fetus and Newborn

Oct 14, 2015 ‐ Oct 17, 2015


Total CE Credits:
62.50 - Physician
62.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
62.50 - CA RN/CA BRN
8.75 - Pharmacology
26.25 - Pharmacist


The Fetus & Newborn conference addresses the latest innovations in neonatal care from nationally recognized faculty with broad expertise and hands-on experience. Learn at your own pace from experts in the fields of neonatal and perinatal medicine, nursing and pharmacology.

Senior Program Manager: Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

Standard: $475.00

Sessions

What's New for Antibiotics in the NICU? (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-15-574-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Oct 14, 2015 8:00am ‐ Oct 14, 2015 8:45am
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:‚Äč

  • Describe the goals of antimicrobial therapy.
  • Describe how dosing is modified to achieve the goals of antimicrobial therapy.
  • Describe dosing guidelines of medication used to treat infants with serious infections.

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

Use of Higher Protein Strategies with Human Milk Fortification and Formula Feedings (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-15-575-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Oct 14, 2015 8:45am ‐ Oct 14, 2015 9:30am
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review protein requirements for VLBW infants.
  • Discuss use of TPN protein.
  • Review protein in human milk fortification.

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

Seizure Management (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-15-576-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Oct 14, 2015 10:00am ‐ Oct 14, 2015 10:45am
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
  • Mary Jo Harbert, MD, Director, Neonatal Neurology Rady Children's Hospital
Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

New Guidelines for Antiviral and Antifungal Therapies (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-15-577-L01-P (1.25 contact hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .5 hr.) - Faculty Panel

Oct 14, 2015 10:45am ‐ Oct 14, 2015 12:00pm
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify neonates with symptoms consistent with viral or fungal infections.
  • Describe treatment options for infants with viral or fungal infections.
  • Describe dosing guidelines of medication used for infants with viral or fungal infections.lated blood stream infections in the NICU. 

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

Recognition and Management of Arrhythmias in the Fetus and Newborn (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-15-578-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Oct 14, 2015 1:30pm ‐ Oct 14, 2015 2:15pm
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize common fetal arrhythmias.
  • Recognize common newborn arrhythmias.
  • Recognize appropriate and inappropriate use of newborn EKGs.

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-15-579-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Oct 14, 2015 2:15pm ‐ Oct 14, 2015 3:00pm
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the opioid epidemic in the United States
  • Review the mechanisms of action of opiates and what causes withdrawal symptoms
  • Describe current treatment strategies for NAS and outcomes

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

Misadventures in Neonatal IV Therapy: Extravasations, Occluded CVCs, and CLABSIs (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-15-580-L01-P (1.25 contact hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .5 hr.) - Faculty Panel

Oct 14, 2015 3:15pm ‐ Oct 14, 2015 4:30pm
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss prevention and treatment of intravenous extravasation injuries in neonates.
  • Describe occlusion of central venous catheters, including blood clotting, precipitates and mechanical obstruction, and options for restoring patency.
  • Identify effective strategies to reduce the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections in the NICU.

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • 3M
    Sponsored educational seminars for nurses
Standard: $15.00

Advances in Neonatal Medicine 2015 ACPE #0263-000-15-581-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Oct 15, 2015 8:00am ‐ Oct 15, 2015 8:45am
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • To know the limits of viability according to outcome data in 2015.
  • To recognize the value of quality improvement in reducing mortality and morbidity.
  • To be aware of the benefits of early nutrition and feeding human milk to preterm infants.

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

Nutritional Considerations in VLBW Infants with BPD (Rx = .25 hr.)

Oct 15, 2015 8:45am ‐ Oct 15, 2015 9:30am
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review BPD as nutritional problem.
  • Look at strategies with nutrition to deal with BPD.
  • Discuss caloric dense feedings.

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • None
Standard: $15.00

The Developing Infant Microbiome ACPE #0263-000-15-582-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Oct 15, 2015 10:00am ‐ Oct 15, 2015 10:45am
Expiration Date: Nov 2, 2018

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the main influence on the newborn’s first microbes.
  • Describe the period over which the microbiome changes the most in human development.
  • Describe some of the factors and their relative importance that affect the microbiome over the lifetime.

Speaker(s): Disclosures

  • Nestec Ltd., Nestle Research Center
    Paid Speaker
Standard: $15.00