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									                    NEWBORN CLUB
          PEDIATRIC NURSE TRAINING SYLLABUS
Curriculum:

Training for the Newborn Club nurses will consist of successful the completion of
six (6) on-line didactic courses, the 3.5 hour newborn assessment skills class,
and one-to-one observational time providing newborn assessments to Kaiser
patients with an assigned.

              Newborn Assessment Courses:

              On-Line Didactic Courses:

Course 1: KPMAS Newborn Assessment I
Location: On-line Presentation and post-test – Nursing Pathways (see below)
Prerequisite: None
Completion Time: 1.0 hours
Description: This course was designed by Nursing Practice for the specific
training needs of the ambulatory care pediatric nurse. The course aims to
provide education on the processes involved in transitioning from fetal to
newborn life and the introduction into providing newborn assessments starting
with a thorough maternal and newborn history.
Method of completion: The learner must review the presentation on Nursing
Pathways, successfully pass the post-test at the end of the presentation, and
print the certificate of completion.

Course 2: KPMAS Newborn Assessment II:
Location: On-line Presentation and post-test – Nursing Pathways;
Prerequisite: KPMAS Newborn Assessment I
Completion Time: 1.0 hours
Description: This course was designed by Nursing Practice to meet the specific
training needs of the ambulatory care pediatric nurse. This course aims to
provide education regarding normal newborn characteristics, components of the
newborn physical exam, expected and unexpected findings, and documentation
of the newborn assessment in the electronic medical record.
Method of completion: The learner must review the presentation on Nursing
Pathways, successfully pass the post-test at the end of the presentation, and
print the certificate of completion.


Course 3: CE Direct Course: At Risk Newborn
Course Number: 0194
Location: On-line Presentation and post-test - CE Direct;
https://lms.nurse.com/login.aspx
Prerequesite: KPMAS Newborn Assessment I & II
Time: 1 hour
Description: This course was designed to educate the maternal-child nurse
about the most commonly observed newborn complications, including:
     Hypoglycemia
     Hypothermia
     Respiratory Distress Syndrome
     Hyperbilirubinemia
Method of completion: The course presentation and post-test is located on CE
Direct. Each nurse will be registered for a CE direct account through the
appropriate service area point of contact. (Iris Woodard will be contacting each
nurse with registration their information.)

***All online courses must be reviewed and all corresponding post-tests must be
successfully completed prior to attending the 4 hours assessment skills class.

             Classroom Instruction

Class: Newborn Assessment Skills
Location: TBD within each service area
Time: 3.5 hours
Description: The newborn assessment skills class consists of a combination of
presentation slides, video, literature review, and demonstrations, in order to
provide the nurses with the basic skills and techniques to become competent in
performing newborn assessments.

Method of completion: Attendance of the 4 hour lecture and demonstration.
Learner must complete successful return demonstrations of newborn
assessment skills, as outlined in the class.

Upon successful completion of the 3 on-line course and the 4-hour skills
presentation class, each nurse will be paired with a pediatric provider in his/her
home center. The pediatric provider will provide additional instruction and
observation of newborn assessments during schedule patient appointments. The
pediatric provider will determine that the nurse is competent in providing newborn
assessments once he/she has successfully demonstrated a minimum of three (3)
head-to-toe newborn assessments as described on the KPMAS Newborn
Assessment Skills checklist provided. The completed checklist must be signed
by the nurse and the provider(s) that verifies competency. One copy will be sent
to Nursing Practice and one copy will be placed in the nurse’s file by the COM.
              Lactation Courses:

Each assigned Pediatric/Family Practice nurse must successfully complete three
selected (3) online courses through CE Direct, https://lms.nurse.com/login.aspx,
as described below:

Course 1: Lactation Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding
Course Number: PR1712
Prerequisite: None
Completion Time: 1 hour
Description: This training was created to educate the nurse who will provide
breastfeeding support about related anatomy and physiology of the breast
including:

      Major structures of the breast and their functions
      Hormones of lactation and their roles in lactation
      The lymphatic system of the breast
      The vascularity of the breast

Method of completion: The course presentation and post-test is located on CE
Direct. Each nurse will be registered for a CE direct account through the
appropriate service area point of contact. (Iris Woodard will be contacting each
nurse with registration their information.)

Course 2: Lactation Infant Assessment I
Course Number: PR1713
Prerequisite: PR1712
Completion Time: 1 hour
Description: This training was created to educate nurses, who provide
breastfeeding support, about newborn assessments related to lactation,
including:

      Head to toe assessment of infants for normal anatomy and behaviors
      Abnormal features of newborn anatomy and how they effect breast
       feeding
      Normal newborn reflexes
      The cranial nerves associated with breastfeeding

Method of completion: The course presentation and post-test is located on CE
Direct. Each nurse will be registered for a CE direct account through the
appropriate service area point of contact (Iris Woodard will be contacting each
nurse with registration their information.)

Course 3: Lactation Breastfeeding Techniques and Technology
Course Number: PR1730
Prerequisite: PR1713
Completion Time: 1 hour
Description: This training was created to educate nurses, who provide
breastfeeding support, about techniques and technology used to assist with
breastfeeding, including:

      Describe the criteria for the most optimal maternal positioning
      List and describe positions for breastfeeding
      Describe the criteria for proper latch
      List the signs of swallowing

Method of completion: The course presentation and post-test is located on CE
Direct. Each nurse will be registered for a CE direct account through the
appropriate service area point of contact. (Iris Woodard will be contacting each
nurse with registration their information.)

Total completion time: Approximately 3 hours



Timeline for completion of training:
.

April 18 - May 6, 2011: All assigned pediatric/family practice nurses will begin
completion of the on-line didactic Newborn Assessment and Lactation courses.
All courses must be successfully completed by May 6.

May 9- June 3, 2011: Newborn Assessment Skills classes will begin for each
service area. Each nurse will be expected to attend one 4-hour session by Jun
3, 2011.

June 6 – July 1, 2011: Nurses will be partnered with a pediatric provider in their
home center to begin the skills observation and competency verification portion
of the training.

								
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