Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

4th Edition

By AACN; AWHONN; NANN; AWHONN and NANN; Edited by Robin L. Watson, RN, MN, CCRN, Senior Nurse Informaticist, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services EHR-ORCHID, Los Angeles, California

Section I: General Assessment and Management

1. Assessment of Fetal Well-Being

2. Adaptation to Extrauterine Life

3. Neonatal Resuscitation

4. Physical Assessment

5. Gestational Age Assessment

6. Thermoregulation

7. Fluids and Electrolytes

8. Nutrition Management

9. Developmental Support

10. Radiographic Evaluation

11. Pharmacology

12. Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant

13. Care of the Late Preterm Infant

Section II: Pathophysiology

  System-Specific Disorders

14. Cardiovascular Disorders

15. Pulmonary Disorders

16. Gastrointestinal Disorders

17. Metabolic/Endocrine Disorders

18. Hematologic Disorders

19. Neurologic Disorders

20. Renal and Genitourinary Disorders

21. Genetics and Congenital Anomalies

22. Immunologic Disorders and Infections

23. Dermatologic Disorders

24. Auditory and Ophthalmologic Disorders

  Multisystem Considerations

25. Maternal-Fetal Complications

26. Pain Assessment and Management

27. Perinatal Substance Abuse

Section III: Professional Caring and Ethical Practice

28. Family Integration

29. Discharge Planning and Transition to Home Care

30. Patient Safety

31. Research Issues

32. Legal Issues

33. Ethical Issues

34. AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care

Section IV: Answers to Core Review Questions