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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 III includes 10 units covering information and skills assessment and initial management of frequently encountered neonatal illnesses, plus the comprehensive unit review Is the Baby Sick?, which ties all neonatal therapies and skills together for management of sick and at-risk newborns.
Unit 1: Oxygen
- MixingOxygen and Compressed Air
- Heating and HumidifyinganOxygen/Air Mixture
- Peripheral Arterial Blood Gas Sampling
Unit 2: Respiratory Distress
Part 1: Respiratory Distress
Part 2: Apnea
Part 3: Pneumothorax
- Detecting a Pneumothorax
- Treating a Pneumothorax
Unit 3: Umbilical Catheters
Skills Unit: Inserting and Managing Umbilical Catheters
Unit 4: Low Blood Pressure
Skills Unit: Measuring Blood Pressure
Unit 5: Intravenous Therapy
Skills Unit: Peripheral Intravenous Infusions
Unit 6: Feeding
Part 1: Feeding Principles
Part 2: Tube Feeding
Skills Unit: Nasogastric Tube Feedings
Unit 7: Hyperbilirubinemia
Unit 8: Infections
Unit 9: Review: Is the Baby Sick? Identifying and Caring for Sick and At-Risk Babies
Unit 10: Preparation for Neonatal Transport
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.