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Assessment of Risk in the Term Newborn, 2nd Edition
Provides perinatal and neonatal health care providers with essential, evidence-based information to assess a newborn’s physiologic adaptation to extrauterine life, assess for infectious or metabolic disorders and positively support development. Gestational age assessment, physical assessment and newborn behavior patterns are discussed. The module outlines nursing management during the early newborn period, including identification of risk factors, and assessment, monitoring and intervention during hospitalization and postdischarge follow-up. 6.4 contact hours will be awarded for this activity unil 11/1/14. CNE credit may be extended past this date following content review and/or update. Visit marchofdimes.com/nursing for up-to-date information on CNE activities.