Breast feeding and jaundice
Perinatal Substance Abuse
Complications of Substance Exposure in Utero
Prescription drug abuse
Blackburn, et al. Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007.
Davies, et al., Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal A Multdimensional Approach, Churchill Livingstone, London, 2009.
Kenner, et al., Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007.
Ladewig, et al., Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2006.
Olds, et al., Low Risk Neonatal Nursing and Women’s Health Care, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2008
Simpson, et. al., Perinatal Nursing, LWW, Philadelphia, 2008
Demonstrate knowledge of maternal, fetal, and neonatal anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and nutrition
Systematically assess the neonate, the family and their environment
Interpret assessment data to determine health status of the mother, fetus and neonate
Develop, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care to facilitate the neonate’s adaptation to extrauterine life and to promote the health of the neonate
Resuscitation and Stabilization
General assessment of status and need for resuscitation
Management of resuscitation
Evaluation of effectiveness of interventions
Neonatal Nutrition, Feeding and Lactation
Growth patterns (Growth curves)
Anatomy and physiology of lactation
Candidate Guide: LOW RISK NEONATAL NURSING
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