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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Recertification Course

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an education program of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association that teaches concepts and skills of neonatal-resuscitation. The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) will teach participants to resuscitate newborns.

Learning objectives

  • Pass the NRP written evaluation with the required passing score for each lesson
  • Complete 5 required components of the megacode assessment
  1. Check bag/mask/oxygen supply
  2. Indicate the need for positive pressure ventilation (PPV)
  3. Provide PPV correctly
  4. Take corrective action when the heart rate is not rising and the chest is not moving
  5. Demonstrate correct chest compression technique
  • Identify the need to start chest compressions
  • Demonstrate the use of meconium aspirator
  • Appropriately draw up resuscitation medications

Expected outcomes

  • Demonstrate critical components of newborn resuscitation including knowledge and skills in correct sequence according to the NRP flow diagram to optimize neonatal outcome during simulation experience.

Audience

  • Healthcare providers caring for neonates

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