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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 IV includes 6 units dealing with complex neonatal therapies, such as assisted ventilation, as well as a unit on continuing care for at-risk babies and those with special problems following intensive care.
Unit 1: Direct Blood Pressure Measurement
Skills Units: Transducer Blood Pressure Monitoring
Unit 2: Exchange, Reduction, and Direct Transfusions
Part 1: Respiratory Distress
Skills Unit: Exchange Transfusions
Unit 3: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Skills Unit: Delivery of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Unit 4: Assisted Ventilation With Mechanical Ventilators
Skills Unit: Endotracheal Tubes
Unit 5: Surfactant Therapy
Skills Unit: Surfactant Administration
Unit 6: Continuing Care for At-Risk Babies
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.