Recognition, Care and Management of Term and Near-Term Infants
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Audience: Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physicians
purpose/goal of this educational activity is to prepare the nurse
in the recognition, care and management of hyperbilirubinemia
and suggest patient teaching strategies for the family.
Upon completion of
this self-instructional module, the participant will be able to:
1. List the key physiological
factors associated with bilirubin production, metabolism, transport
2. Describe treatment
strategies used in the care and management of infants with hyperbilirubinemia.
3. Describe key nursing
interventions to provide optimal family education and promote
Mary S. Sullivan, RNC,
M.Ed is an Education Specialist at St. John Hospital and Medical
Center. Mary received her BS and M. Ed from University of Detroit
Mercy and an Education Specialist Certificate from Wayne State
University. Her clinical interest is neonatal intensive care nursing.
RN, MSN is a clinical educational specialist at St. John Hospital
and Medical Center. She received her BSN and MSN from Oakland
University. She has worked as a clinical instructor for acute
family care at Oakland University and Monroe Community College.
Phyllis M. Staniec,
BSN, RN, CPN is a Nurse Educator at St. John Hospital overseeing
IVT, Pediatric Unit, PICU, and Pediatric Ambulatory Surgical Unit.
She received her BSN from Northern Michigan University and is
a Certified Pediatric Nurse.
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educational activity has been provided by the University of Detroit
Mercy McAuley School of Nursing, which is approved as a provider
of continuing education in nursing by the Michigan Nurses Association,
which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in
nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission