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COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 6th State-of-the-Art Reviews in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine will cover a wide array of topics and provide attendees with a comprehensive overview on cutting edge topics in Neonatology and most current and relevant practical approaches, instructions and guidance on various subspecialties including nutrition, lung diseases, and maternal and fetal health and strategies to prevent chronic lung disease and lung injury in neonates.
This program will also be of value for physicians who are preparing for board certification or a maintenance of certification assessment in General Pediatrics and Neonatal Perinatal Medicine boards.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed for neonatologists, pediatricians, neonatal nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, residents, fellows, students, and other professionals interested in neonatal-perinatal medicine.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

After completing this program, the participant will be better able to:

  • Discuss the management of infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, pulmonary hypertension, identify the signs of extubation readiness in neonates and discuss controlled breathing.
  • Explore the neonatal body composition and nutritional care in infants.
  • Discuss fortification of breastmilk and management of infants with short bowel syndrome.
  • Explain the applications of fetal surgery.
  • Discuss the outcomes associated with extreme prematurity and the ethical and legal considerations around periviability.
  • Discuss innovative approaches like artificial placenta.
  • Discuss the reproducibility, compliance and reliability check of Bubble CPAP. Describe best strategies for implementation of Bubble CPAP into medical practice.
  • Identify the outcomes associated with the use of Bubble CPAP and provide expert solutions to technical challenges in the circuit or set up.