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Nursing 368 Newborn Skills Lab - Updated Spr 2018 - STUDENT.docx

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Nursing 368 Newborn Skills LabStudent Version (Note: Content Tested on Final Exam)Newborn Assessment ReviewDiscuss the components of a newborn assessment:What is an “H&P?Both together but separate…Physical Assessment:oApgar score at birth (described on the physical assessment video)oVital signsoHead to toe assessment with vitals-nurse often does first assessment!1.Done at admission and every shift2.NP or peds physician does one daily when the baby is in the hospital.oPain-usually a baseline with physical assessment or with painful stimuli such as ahepatitis B vaccineoGestational age assessment. Some agencies are only doing this for maternal historyof no or little prenatal care, uncertain due date, or very small (< 2500 gms) orpreterm babies.oHearing screen, CCHD screen, hyperbilirubinemia screen, GDS, bloodsugar screenHistory:Mom’s history is baby’s historyoprenatal careosocial history, substances etc.omom’s medical problemsoOB complications, labs (blood type, GBS etc.),oGTPAL, EDDointrapartum history (length of labor, fetal distress, maternal analgesia/anesthesia,type of birthMeasurements.In labor and delivery right after birth.Weight is re-checked daily.VS/General Assessment & Head-to-Toe Assessment VideosNB Assessment PracticeIM injections for neonatesVitamin K and hepatitis B given IM early in lifeConsent must be signed for hep BCheck the rights of med administrationFor newborns use 25 gauge 5/8 inch needle and 1 cc syringeGive in the vastus lateralis only-largest muscleOnly give 0.5 cc in any one injection to a newbornDemonstrate, drawing up and administering IM injection on the baby model.

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Term
Spring
Professor
ConnieMiller
Tags
Circumcision, Assessment Review

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