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Developed by a distinguished editorial board, the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP) is a comprehensive, self-paced education program in four volumes.
This popular resource features step-by-step skill instruction, and practice-focused exercises covering maternal and fetal evaluaton and immediate newborn care.
The PCEP workbooks feature leading-edge procedures and techniques, and are filled with clear explanations, step-by-step skill instruction, and practice-focused exercises.
Book I features 8 units covering obstetric evaluation and Neonatal Resuscitation Program® information and skills, as well as units on thermal care and neonatal hypoglycemia.
Unit 1: Is the Mother Sick? Is the Fetus Sick? Skill Unit: Determining Fetal Presentation With Leopold Maneuvers
Unit 2: Fetal Age, Growth, and Maturity
Unit 3: Fetal Well-being Skill Unit: Electronic Fetal Monitoring
Unit 4: Is the Baby Sick? Skill Units: Electronic Cardiorespiratory Monitoring, Pulse Oximetry
Unit 5: Resuscitating the Newborn Skill Units:
- Management of Oxygen in theDeliverySetting
- Free-FlowOxygen and Positive-PressureVentilation
- Apgar Score
Unit 6: Gestational Age and Size and Associated Risk Factors Skill Unit: Estimating Gestational Age by Examination of a Newborn
Unit 7: Thermal Environment Skill Units:
- Incubators and Neutral ThermalEnvironment
Unit 8: Hypoglycemia
Skill Unit: Blood Glucose Screening Tests
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ or ANCC contact hours are available from the University of Virginia. Credit is awarded upon passing the book exams, not individual educational unit posttests. Possible credits: Book I, 14.5; Book II, 15.5, Book III, 16.5, Book IV, 7.5.