Neonatal Advanced Life Support

Initiation of breathing at birth may be challenging for some babies when they transition for intrauterine life to extrauterine life. It is said 10% of all babies need some resuscitation at delivery and less than 1% may require extensive resuscitation

Introduction of the Course

Initiation of breathing at birth may be challenging for some babies when they transition for intrauterine life to extrauterine life. It is said 10% of all babies need some resuscitation at delivery and less than 1% may require extensive resuscitation. Timely assistance in establish breathing at birth and simple measures such as warming, drying, stimulation and resuscitating the baby may help in saving a precious life and reduce infant deaths . This module is developed for nurses working in the neonatal ICUs and labour room. Course Objectives: By the end of the module the learner will be able to
  • Provide efficient care of managing infant in the NICU
  • Demonstrate skills in monitoring a neonate
  • Apply principles learnt in effectively resuscitating a sick neonate
  • Describe the management of a low birth weight baby

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