• Course
  • Nursing

Initial Assessment of the Newborn

  • 10 - 20 Days
  • 11 Lessons
  • 74 Student Enrolled

Initial Assessment of the Newborn

  • Nursing
  • Updated on Tuesday 21st of March 2023

Course Overview


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: 

  • Complete the initial health assessment and examination of the newborn baby

  • Understand how the normal parameters of well-being in the newborn are assessed and the features of normal neonatal behaviour and reflexes

  • Describe the common but generally benign conditions that may present in the neonate, such as those affecting the skin, minor birth trauma, physiological jaundice

  • Outline the common conditions that may adversely affect the health of the newborn.

Course Requirements
  • A medical science background
  • Physiology understanding
  • Free or premium Medcrine account
  • Internet connection

Course Details

Free Course
Course Features
  • Topic: Nursing
  • 11 Chapters
  • 2 CPD
  • 74 Enrollments
  • Assessment
  • Certificate
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