PCEP Book IV:  Specialized Newborn Care

PCEP Book IV: Specialized Newborn Care

  • Author: Sinkin, Robert A; Chisholm, Christian A.; Niermeyer, Susan; Kellams, Ann; Smith, Chad M.; Swanson, Jonathan; Carmen, Melissa; Wilson, Sarah; Clarke, Susan B; Veith, Sharon; O'Brien, Barbara T.; Miller, Sally; Banker, Lorie
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Serie: Perinatal Continuing Education Program
  • ISBN: 9781610020589
  • eISBN Pdf: 9781610020596
  • Place of publication:  Illinois , United States
  • Year of publication: 2016
  • Year of digital publication: 2016
  • Month: October
  • Pages: 160
  • Language: English
Time-saving, low-cost solutions for self-paced learning or instructor-led training!
Developed for health care professionals who provide care to pregnant women and newborns, the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP) is a comprehensive, self-paced education program in four volumes.

Completely updated and revised with leading-edge procedures and techniques, Book IV: Specialized Newborn Care, 3rd Edition features 6 units dealing with complex neonatal therapies, such as assisted ventilation, as well as a unit on continuing care for at-risk babies and those with specal problems following intensive care.

PCEP is a proven educational tool for:
  • Improving perinatal care know-how, policies, practices and procedures
  • Establishing organization-wide care goals and routines
  • Teaching both practical skills and cognitive knowledge
  • Saving time and money -- streamline the learning process
  • Reducing care risks through staff-wide consistency of knowledge and skills competency
  • Encouraging cooperation and communication among diverse staff
  • Simplifying education planning and budgeting
  • Unit 1: Direct Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Unit 2: Exchange, Reduction, and Direct Transfusions
  • Unit 3: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • Unit 4: Assisted Ventilation With Mechanical Ventilators
  • Unit 5: Surfactant Therapy
  • Unit 6: Continuing Care for At-Risk Babies
  • Pretest Answer Key


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