Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome: A Case Review; Septo-Optic Dysplasia: A Case Study; Management of Epidermolytic Ichthyosis in the Newborn; Trisomy 13: Changing Perspectives is organized by Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN). This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 4.00 Contact Hours.
Release Date: January February 2016
Review Date: February 2019
Expiration Date: February 28, 2021
Upon completion, learners will be able to:
• Discuss the pathophysiology of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS).
• Identify risk factors associated with SSSS.
• Describe the steps in the diagnosis and management of SSSS.
• Identify the etiology and risk factors for developing septo-optic dysplasia (SOD).
• Discuss the pathophysiology of SOD.
• Describe the presentation and diagnosis of SOD.
• Outline steps in managing an infant with SOD.
• Outline the pathophysiology of epidermolytic ichthyosis (EI).
• Review the tests used to diagnose EI.
• Describe the management of an infant with EI.
• Discuss the resources available for supporting families of an infant with EI.
• Outline the etiology of trisomy 13.
• Discuss the diagnosis and management of an infant with trisomy 13.
• Relate the ethical issues surrounding trisomy 13.
• Describe the findings in an infant with trisomy 13.
All neonatal nurses