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Fundamentals of Newborn Assessment and Care

Event Type
Administrative Perinatal Centers
Jan 24, 2023   8:00 am  
Donna Lemmens
Originating Calendar
UIC Perinatal Center Courses and Conferences
The target audience is registered nurses working OB, PP/MB, NB Nursery, Level II and Level II-e Nursery with clinical experience/tenure of 2 weeks- 12 months.  (NOT NICU).  This course is offered only to these RNs working within Illinois Perinatal Networks  7.25 CNEs For Nurses
Topics Include:
  • Standards of Care/Evidence Based Practice   
  • Historical Context- Newborn Care   
  • Fetal Circulation   
  • Respiratory   
  • Cardiovascular   
  • Thermoregulation   
  • Glucose Homeostasis   
  • Gestational Age Assessment- Ballard   
  • Hematologic/ Immune System   
  • Central Nervous System   
  • Integumentary   
  • Gastrointestinal   
  • Genitourinary
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91)
Criteria for successful completion for contact hours
  • Attendance for the entire presentation.
  • Complete an evaluation form.
  • 7.25 contact hours will be awarded
 All participants must individually be logged onto a device with their own name, in Zoom. All participants must be able to access Zoom and Google forms. If you are using a computer at your organization for the class, check to make sure Zoom and  Google forms can be accessed with your IT department.
If you need to cancel your registration please email Donna Lemmens at
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