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“2015 New Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines” – CE expires 3/20/18

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences with an education grant by Mead Johnson Nutrition present…“2015 New Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines”

Presenter will review the new neonatal resuscitation guidelines and algorithm. Topic updates include: cord clamping, intubation and suction, heart rate determination, and effective ventilation. Published in late 2015, the new guidelines must be adopted by US hospitals by January 1, 2017. (From the Miami Neonatology 2015: Annual International Conference.)

Learning Objectives  |  At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Cite key updates and recommendations to the 2015 neonatal resuscitation guidelines
  • Describe resuscitation procedures for preterm and full-term neonates
  • Recognize when cardiac compressions are indicated in preterm or full-term neonates

Presenter: Myra H. Wyckoff, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Target Audience: This activity was developed for neonatologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, registered dieticians and other health care professionals who have an interest in pediatrician nutrition.


Continuing Education Information: The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is also accredited for 1.0 contact hour for nurses, nurse practitioners and dietitians. Additional Accreditation and Certification information found here.

The estimated time to complete the activity is 1.0 hour. Successful completion is achieved by reading and/or viewing the material, reflecting on its implications in your practice, and completing the assessment component.

This activity was reviewed on Feb. 29, 2016 and is eligible for credit through 3/28/18.


Courses on Infant and Pediatric Health are offered through The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences. The site is sponsored by an educational grant by Mead Johnson Nutrition.