Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: 
Etiology, Symptoms 
and Management

Speaker:  

M. Terese Verklan, PhD, CCNS, RNC, FAAN

Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist

 

 

Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is benign in healthy infants, but can be a significant clinical condition in high-risk babies. An understanding of the pathophysiology, etiologies and management is essential for the nurse when caring for neonates. This CE activity will discuss the physiology, pathophysiology, etiologies, clinical signs and symptoms and therapeutic management of neonates with conjugated/unconjugated bilirubin.

 

After review of the module, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the physiology and pathophysiology of   hyperbilirubinemia

  2. Identify etiologies of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

  3. Evaluate treatment strategies, including phototherapy, for the neonate with hyperbilirubinemia

 

Please register to watch the webinar. Once you have completed viewing the webinar, you will able to log onto www.saxetesting.com/bo and complete the evaluation and post-test to receive your CE certificate of completion

Supported by an educational grant 
from

Philips Healthcare

Continuing Education for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists

This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477  and the
Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032

This program has been approved for 1.0 Non-Traditional contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the
American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving TX 75063