Neonatal Resuscitation: Scientific Basis
Miami Neonatology 2019—43rd Annual International Conference

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Extremely preterm infants are unique among neonates. Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD, discusses asphyxia and resuscitation, while reviewing the clinical and translational science and current guidelines in the care of these preterm infants. Dr. Lakshminrusimha elaborates on the vital elements of effective neonatal resuscitation, cord clamping and milking, decreasing the risk of IVH, and the optimum oxygen levels for initial resuscitation of extremely preterm infants. Recommended umbilical vein epinephrine dosing is reviewed for more effective resuscitation.

Full credit for this course is earned by viewing the video as well as reflecting individually on or discussing as a group the Additional Content for Discussion.

Course Credit:

1.00 AANP Contact Hour
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 ANCC Contact Hour
1.00 CA-BRN Contact Hour
1.00 CDR Contact Hour


Opens: 2020-02-07
Closes: 2022-02-07

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for neonatologist, pediatric physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, registered dietitians, and other health care professionals who have an interest in newborns, infants and toddlers.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.
  • Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD

    Professor and Chair of Pediatrics
    UC Davis Children’s Hospital
    Sacramento, California

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the pathophysiology of asphyxia and the response for effective resuscitation
  • Review the clinical and translational science supporting or refuting current guidelines

Faculty Disclosures

Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD

No relationships to disclose.

Accreditation and Certification

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207.
This program is designated for up to 1.00 contact hour. Program ID# 5709-1EM.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 1.00 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 1.00 contact hour.
To receive credit for education contact hours outside of the state of California, please check with your state board of registered nursing for reciprocity.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.00 hour continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program/material.
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Additional Content Planners

Erin Allen, MS, RD, LDN (Dietitian Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Victoria Anderson (Medical Writer)
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Heather M. Jimenez, FNP-C (Nurse Planner)
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Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

All staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.