Labour in critical care units: Part 3

Resuscitation of the Neonate at Birth

The lecture duration is 18min.

0.5 CPD Points, 0.5 CEUs, 0.5 CME credits approval pending.
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Helen Patterson
Lecturer & Subject Coordinator, Neonatal Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
Lecture Summary

The topic of neonatal resuscitation is vast and complicated. These 3 short lectures are aimed at providing a snapshot of key steps. This episode is a step by step review of resuscitation of the newborn at birth. Emphasis is given to the equipment required, new ideas in neonatology and the important steps when resuscitating the newly born compared to an adult or paediatric patient.

Target Audience

Critical Care Doctors & Nurses
Emergency Medicine Doctors & Nurses
Rural GPs

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Describe the assessment off the newly born neonate
  • Describe the first response resuscitation interventions that may be required
  • Describe advanced resuscitation interventions