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Age-specific Care: Neonates, Infants and Toddlers (w/Video)

Courses Description

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who need information about age-specific care specifically for neonates, infants and toddlers. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the importance of age-specific care for neonates and infants. - Describe the importance of age-specific care for toddlers through age 3. - Describe age-specific care, nursing considerations and safety measures for neonates (birth to 28 days), younger infants (4 weeks to 6 months), older infants (6 months to 1 year), young toddlers (1 year to 18 months), and older toddlers (18 months to 3 years). To complete this activity and obtain CE credit, you must do the following: - View the program "Age-specific Care: Neonates, Infants and Toddlers" - Read the Course Introduction/Disclosures section in its entirety. - Read the course material. - Complete the Post Test with a score of 80% or more. - Submit the online activity evaluation form. Credit Designation Medcom, Inc. designates this educational activity for 0.5 contact hour of continuing nursing education credit. Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation* Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 9888), and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider number 50-1285). *Accreditation refers to recognition of educational activities only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any product. Complete Disclosure Information For complete disclosure information, click here . CLOSE INTENDED AUDIENCE This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who need information about age-specific care specifically for neonates, infants and toddlers. COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT No commercial support was provided for the development of this activity. STATEMENT OF NEED This program is the first in a series of three focusing on age-specific care. This series covers assessment and communications considerations that apply across many age ranges. This program evaluates the age-specific considerations for neonates, infants and toddlers up to 3 years of age. METHOD OF PARTICIPATION To complete this activity and obtain CE credit, you must do the following: - Read this Course Introduction/Disclosure section in its entirety. - Read the course material. - Complete the Post Test with a score of 80% or more. - Submit the online activity evaluation form. ACCREDITATION Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation* Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 9888), and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider number 50-1285). *Accreditation refers to recognition of educational activities only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any product. CREDIT DESIGNATION NOTE: This course provides less than 1 hour of continuing education credit and will not be accepted in states that require CE courses to provide a minimum of 1 hour of continuing education in a single learning session (e.g., Florida). For information on current CE requirements in your state, consult your state's licensure board for nurses. COURSE INTRODUCTION/DISCLOSURES The purpose of this program is to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with valuable information and guidance about the age-specific care of neonates, infants and toddlers up to the age of 3 years. The material is organized around the following categories: - Introduction - Neonates: 0 to 28 Days - Young Infants: 4 Weeks to 6 Months - Older Infants: 6 Months to 1 Year - Young Toddlers: 1 Year to 18 Months - Older Toddlers: 18 Months to 3 Years - Conclusion LEARNING OBJECTIVES After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the importance of age-specific care for neonates and infants. - Describe the importance of age-specific care for toddlers through age 3. - Describe age-specific care, nursing considerations and safety measures for neonates (birth to 28 days), younger infants (4 weeks to 6 months), older infants (6 months to 1 year), young toddlers (1 year to 18 months), and older toddlers (18 months to 3 years). AUTHOR / REVIEWERS This educational activity was wholly developed, written, and produced by Medcom, Inc., G. Rand Rodriguez, editor. Marcia C. Wellington RN-C, MS, and Margaret Brady RN, BSN, MS, PNP, CPNP served as subject matter experts in review of the content, and performed content validation reviews. Marguerite Voorhees, RN, MN, CNS, CPHQ, CPHRM, served as nurse planner. PLANNER / AUTHOR DISCLOSURE In accordance with ANCC Standards, parallel documents from other accrediting bodies, and Medcom, Inc. policy, the learner is hereby informed that the planners and staff of Medcom, Inc., and the content validation reviewer(s) involved with this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Furthermore, there is no discussion in this activity about the use of products for non FDA-approved indications. UNAPPROVED USE DISCLOSURE Medcom, Inc. requires authors and content validation reviewers to disclose to the learner when products or procedures being discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved); and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Authors of this activity may present information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information. DISCLAIMER As in all educational activities, we encourage the practitioners to use their own judgment in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account the patient's unique clinical situation. Medcom disclaims any liability and/or loss resulting from the information contained in this activity. The learner specifically agrees to indemnify and hold Medcom, the creators, producers, and distributors of this activity harmless against any and all claims or liabilities arising out of the use of any information provided in this activity by the learner, or by anyone directly or indirectly obtaining such information through the learner.

Course Code: VID78867A-T
Course Link: http://lms.esionline.us/course/view.php?id=109