A professional practice gap analysis identified that registered nurses are lacking education regarding risk factors and best practices in the care of infants with hyperbilirubinemia, including education on pathophysiology, monitoring, and care of infants with hyperbilirubinemia. This course seeks to close that knowledge gap, and focuses on bilirubin metabolism, things that improve or exacerbate the condition, risk factors and differences in care of early vs. late preterm infants.
Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must register, watch the entire video, and complete and submit the evaluation form. Once successful completion has been verified, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 1.0 contact hours.
Accreditation Statement: University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Conflicts of Interest: The activity’s Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity – planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers – has a conflict of interest.
- Registered Nurses
- Test Objectives
Brief Bio : Teresa Bailey, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, CNE, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. Dr. Bailey is an experienced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) with over 18 years caring for infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Her expertise involves care of infants and families, APRN authority, assessment of physician oversight in NP practice and perceptions of NNP expertise.
Release Date: Jun 12, 2022
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 12, 2024