Upon completion of this series, the learner will be able to:
-Present the planning process, staffing requirements and equipment needs in the delivery room.
-Describe the “golden minute” and the use of the APGAR score in evaluation of the newborn.
-Provide an overview of the immediate interventions that may be required for the compromised newborn.
-Outline the airway/breathing and cardiovascular interventions that may be employed.
-Discuss the potential challenges presented by a premature birth.
-Differentiate the following conditions: diaphragmatic hernia, robin syndrome, choanal atresia, meconium aspiration, spina bifida and hydrocephalus.
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