: 1.4 Course Description
: This module reviews the physiology, etiology, and presentation of the infant with pneumonia and meconium aspiration. It also describes MAS (meconium aspiration syndrome) and its risks, preventative measures, and management. Course Objectives
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. DISCLOSURES
- Describe the physiology, etiology and presentation of the infant with pneumonia and MAS (meconium aspiration syndrome)
- Explain what is meant by congenital infections and TORCH
- Differentiate meconium aspiration and MAS
- Discuss the role of PPHN and pneumothorax in MAS
Criteria for successful completion includes a passing score of 70% on the post-test offered at the end of this course. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to all those who pass the post-test.
The planning committee members and all content specialists have declared no conflict of interest, no commercial support, no off-label use of products, and no financial relationships as it relates to this activity.
Approval of the continuing education activity does not imply endorsement by the provider, ANCC, PA State Nurses Association or CoursePark of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
Course Code: 153-2-E-11-889N
Course Approved: September 2011
Course Expires: September 2013