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Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Certification - RNC-NIC®
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Multi-disc DVD recording (13 hours, 46 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
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At the completion of this program, you should be able to:

  1. Identify the importance of knowing maternal risk factors and how they may affect the fetus.
  2. Recognize normal and abnormal variations when performing a physical assessment.
  3. Identify risk factors present at birth that may impact the outcome of the fetus/neonate.
  4. Discuss various conditions in the neonate, including their pathophysiology, management and outcomes (respiratory, neurological, cardiac, genitourinary, hematopoietic and gastrointestinal).
  5. Discuss inborn errors of metabolism and identify their symptoms.
  6. Discuss various Endocrine disorders common in the neonatal period.
  7. Identify risk factors for neonatal sepsis, treatment and outcomes for the infant with sepsis.
  8. Identify test-taking strategies that may be useful.
  9. Discuss various professional and ethical issues pertaining to neonatal nursing.
  10. Identify and understand the components of a research question.

  1. Maternal Risk Factors
    1. Effects of Maternal Medical Complications and Risk Factors
    2. Significant Findings
    3. Recognize Neonatal Significance of Fetal Heart Rate
  2. Patterns
    1. Effects of Maternal Medications on the Neonate
    2. Obstetrical Emergencies and Difficult Labors
  3. Gestational Age Assessment and Physical Assessment
    1. Performing a Gestational Age Assessment
    2. Physiological and Neurological Characteristics and Associated Risks
    3. Performing a Physical Assessment
    4. Recognizing Normal and Abnormal Findings
  4. Resuscitation and Stabilization
    1. NRP
    2. Use of Medications
    3. Unusual Circumstances
  5. Fluids and Electrolytes
    1. Normal Fluid Requirements
    2. Specific Problems
    3. Parenteral Fluid Therapy
  6. Nutrition and Feeding
    1. Nutritional Requirements
    2. Enteral Feeding
    3. Dietary Supplements
    4. Special Circumstances
  7. Oxygenation/Ventilation and Acid Base Management
    1. Oxygenation
    2. Methods of Ventilation
    3. Blood Gases
  8. Thermoregulation
    1. Mechanisms of Heat Loss
    2. Management of Thermoregulation Problems
  9. Pharmacology
    1. Principles of Pharmacology
    2. Drug Calculations
    3. Common Drug Management of the Drug-Exposed Infant
  10. Developmental Care
    1. Neurobehavioral Development
    2. Environmental Impact
    3. Intervention and Strategies
    4. PainCardiac
    5. Cyanotic vs. Acyanotic Diseases
    6. Congenital Heart Defects
    7. Arrhythmias
    8. PDA
  11. Respiratory
    1. Normal Pulmonary Function
    2. Specific Respiratory Problems and Their Therapies
  12. Gastrointestinal
    1. Normal Maturation of the GI Tract
    2. Specific GI Problems
  13. Genitourinary Care
    1. Specific Genital and Urinary Tract Problems
    2. Renal Function
  14. Hematopoietic
    1. Interpretation of Lab Values
    2. Administering Blood Products
    3. Hyperbilirubinemia
    4. Specific Hematological Problems
  15. Neurological and Neuromuscular
    1. Birth Injuries
    2. Hydrocephalus
    3. Neural Tube Defects
    4. IVH and PVL
  16. Infectious Disease
    1. Lab Values
    2. Neonatal Sepsis and Meningitis
    3. Viral and Fungal Infections
    4. Infection Control
  17. Metabolic/Endocrine
    1. Newborn Screening
    2. Glucose Homeostasis
    3. Specific Metabolic and Endocrine Issues
    4. Genetic Disorders
  18. Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat
    1. ROP
    2. Cleft Palate and Lip
  19. Discharge Planning and Follow-up
    1. Grieving Process
    2. Family Integration
    3. Professional Issues
      1. Research
      2. QI
      3. Patient Safety
      4. Legal Issues


Pamela Harris-Haman is a neonatal nurse practitioner with over 30 years' experience in the neonatal intensive care setting. Her experiences in care range through the continuum of neonatology. Pamela has been certified in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, RNC-NIC, since 1988. She is a Lead S.T.A.B.L.E. Instructor, Regional NRP Trainer, and Mentor Trainer for Helping Babies Breath. Pamela is currently Vice-President of the Nurse Practitioners of Central Pennsylvania and member of NANN, ANN, AAP-Section of Perinatology, and AWHONN.

Pamela received her BSN from Pennsylvania State University and her certificate as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University. She is currently enrolled at Stony Brook University in New York. Babies and education are Pamela's passions and she wishes to share them with you, to encourage and assist you to achieve the goal of certification. Her desire is to provide you with a quality, comprehensive review of neonatal nursing that will assist you in preparing to take a neonatal nursing exam. Disclosures:

Financial: Pamela Harris-Haman is receiving a fee for speaking at this educational activity.

Nonfinancial: Pamela Harris-Haman has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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