Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider Course Overview
Lesson 1: Foundations of Neonatal Resuscitation
Lesson 2: Anticipating and Preparing for Resuscitation
Lesson 3: Initial Steps of Newborn Care
Lesson 4: Positive-Pressure Ventilation
Lesson 5: Endotracheal Intubation
Lesson 6: Chest Compressions
Lesson 7: Medications
Lesson 8: Resuscitation and Stabilization of Babies Born Preterm
Lesson 9: Post-resuscitation Care
Lesson 10: Special Considerations
Lesson 11: Ethics and Care at the End of Life
Lesson 12: Improving Resuscitation Team Performance
Lesson 13: Resuscitation Outside the Delivery Room
Lesson 14: Bringing Quality Improvement to Your Resuscitation Team
The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (R) (NRP (R)) course conveys an evidence-based approach to care of the newborn at birth and facilitates effective team-based care for healthcare professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery. NRP utilizes a blended learning approach, which includes online testing and hands-on case-based simulation/debriefing that focus on critical leadership, communication, and team-work skills.
The NRP, 8th Edition, introduces a new educational methodology to better meet the needs of health care professionals who manage the newly born baby. New in the 8th edition:
- Key Points at the beginning of each lesson.
- Quick response (QR) codes that enable the reader to view short videos about the topic on their mobile device.
- Lesson Review Questions grouped together at the end of each lesson.
- Quality Improvement Opportunities and Frequently Asked Questions in each lesson.
- New sections in Lesson 10 (Special Considerations) about resuscitation of the newborn with a myelomeningocele or an abdominal wall defect.
- Three Supplemental Lessons (Improving Resuscitation Team Performance, Resuscitation
- Outside the Delivery Room, and Bringing Quality Improvement to Your Resuscitation Team) that all NRP users to enhance their resuscitation knowledge and performance.
5 Star Review!
"An essential book for every person who regularly cares for a neonate who requires resuscitation." - Doody's Book Review
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.
Gary Weiner, MD, FAAP, is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and a practicing neonatologist at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a member of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation's Neonatal Life Support Task Force and the American Heart Association's Resuscitation Guidelines Writing Group.
Jeanette Zaichkin, RN, MN, NNP-BC, has been a neonatal nurse for more than 30 years. She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, and received her master's degree from the University of Washington. Jeanette has worked as a staff nurse, clinical nurse specialist, manager, and outreach coordinator in a variety of settings, including community hospitals and major medical centers. She has served as a nurse consultant for the American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee since 1998, is co-editor of the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation and creates many of the education materials for the program. Jeanette is a nurse author and editor and provides consultation and program development for simulation-based resuscitation training across the United States.