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Wednesday
Learning Objectives:​
  • 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.

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

Wednesday

Wednesday
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. 

Wednesday
Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize common fetal arrhythmias.
  • Recognize common newborn arrhythmias.
  • Recognize appropriate and inappropriate use of newborn EKGs.

Wednesday
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

Wednesday
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.

Thursday
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.

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

Thursday
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.