Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider Course

Course Description:

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an education program of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association that teaches concepts and skills of neonatal resuscitation.

Courses of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) are designed for medical, mid-level, nursing and emergency medical transport providers who care for newborns. In these courses, the learner will be introduced to the basic concepts of neonatal resuscitation and learn how to evaluate and establish appropriate treatment interventions in the stabilization of an acutely ill neonate.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss five principles of neonatal resuscitation.

  • Correctly perform the initial steps in neonatal resuscitation.

  • Demonstrate the appropriate use of resuscitation devices for positive pressure ventilation during neonatal resuscitation.

  • Demonstrate appropriate chest compressions during neonatal resuscitation.

  • Demonstrate appropriate and effective techniques for endotracheal intubation during neonatal resuscitation.

  • Demonstrate the appropriate administration of medications during neonatal resuscitation.

  • Discuss and perform medical and nursing interventions for special situations related to neonatal resuscitation.

  • Demonstrate appropriate and effective implementation of resuscitation strategies for babies born preterm.

  • Discuss appropriate interventions to implement during situations where end of life is considered or occurring.

 

 

Target Audience:

  • Physicians

  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Midwives

  • Nurses

  • Respiratory Therapists

  • Emergency Medical personnel

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