This course provides participants with the opportunity to discuss and demonstrate neonatal resuscitation skills. It includes an overview and principals of resuscitation, initial steps, use of devices, chest compressions, intubation, LMA insertion, medications, special considerations, resuscitation of the pre-term baby, and end of life ethics and care. Course follows American Academy of Pediatrics and AHA guidelines.
Students must complete the 7th Edition NRP Provider Curriculum prior to attending the instructor-led-event. The Provider Curriculum is accessed through Healthstream and includes a Provider Exam, eSim Cases, and evaluation. Student must completes the online Provider Curriculum and contact the NIACC Continuing Education Department at 641-422-4358 to schedule their skills verification and arrange payment. Skills verification time slots are scheduled on a first come basis and are scheduled in two hour increments. Students must complete the Instructor-Led-Event within 90 days of completing the online Provider Curriculum.
Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa employees: Contact Julie Pals: 641-428-7379 or Barb Ehrhardt: 641-428-7927 for access to the NRP Provider Curriculum through Healthstream. Non-Mercy Medical Center North Iowa affiliated employees: To register for the NRP Provider Curriculum go to https://www.healthstream.com/hlc/aap and follow links to register. For additional information please contact Adam Wedmore at 641-422-4434.