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NICU Certification Review Course

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA 90404 - Conference Room 1 & 2
1250 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
August 29, 30, 31, 2016 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Featured Speaker - Sharon Fichera, MSN, RN, CNS, NNP-BC

Course Description
This is a fast paced, comprehensive and intense review of physiology, pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of the high risk neonate. This course is intended to enhance your knowledge base, improve your assessment skills for clinical practice and prepare you for the RNC and CCRN Exams.

This course is geared toward nurses interested in taking the RNC or CCRN examination, but is good for new nurses looking for a complete overview, seasoned nurses in need of a refresher, or to give you the boost of confidence needed to pass the RNC/CCRN Exam.

Contact Hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12511 for 8.0 contact hours for day one of the program, 8.5 contact hours for day two of the program, and 8.0 contact hours for day three of the program.

Presentations & Agenda

Monday, August 29th
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Certification Review Course for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
Newborn Assessment
Thermoregulation in the Neonate
Sepsis:  It's Not the Same Old Infection Anymore
Immune System

Tuesday,  August 30th
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30

 Blood Gas Interpretation
 Neonatal Renal Function
 Respiratory Embryology and Common Pathophysiology

Wednesday,  August 31
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

 Can You Pass the Test? Tips and Strategies for Passing the Certification Exam
 Cardiovascular System
 Neuro Anatomy, Physiology and Common Pathology
 Neonatal Surgical Emergencies

For questions, contact:
Juliet Sasinski, MSN, RNC-NIC, CNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist
JSasinski@mednet.ucla.edu or call 424-259-8190


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