‘Hot Topics’ FREE Multidisciplinary Neonatal Study Day

When Sep 27, 2012 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where SCT Meeting Rooms, Friars Gate, Solihull, B90 4BN
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Contact Phone 07970426347
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Delegates will have the opportunity to:

·         ... critically consider the role of pulse oximetry screening in detecting critical congenital heart disease in newborn infants. The ‘PulseOx Study’

·         ... critically consider the background evidence base relating to reducing CVC bloodstream infections. ‘Matching Michigan’ Study:  

·         ... consider the clinical management of delayed cord clamping following birth.

·         ... observe demonstrations and participate in simulations relating to certain key clinical practice procedures associated with neonatal intensive care:

·         Insertion and care of umbilical artery catheters (UAC) and umbilical venous catheters ( UVC)                                                          

·         High frequency ventilation; HFOV - HFOV lung inflation/deflation/setup of HFOV           

·         Volume Control Ventilation, practical aspects                           

·         Blood pressure - how best to support the circulatory system      

·         Administration of Surfactant                                                      

·         Cardiac Assessment; oximetry, auscultation, palpation, echocardiagram     

·         Stabilisation and transportation of the sick neonate