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“Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: Etiology, Symptoms and Management”

Philips Healthcare presents…

“Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: Etiology, Symptoms and Management”

Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is benign in healthy infants, but can be a significant clinical condition in high-risk babies. An understanding of the pathophysiology, etiologies and management is essential for the nurse when caring for neonates. This CE activity will discuss the physiology, pathophysiology, etiologies, clinical signs and symptoms and therapeutic management of neonates with conjugated/unconjugated bilirubin.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the physiology and pathophysiology of hyperbilirubinemia
  2. Identify etiologies of neonatal hyperbilirubin
  3. Evaluate treatment strategies, including phototherapy, for the neonate with hyperbilirubinemia


M. Terese Verklan, PhD, CCNS, RNC, FAAN, Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist

There is no cost for this program.

Target audience: Nurses

Continuing Education Credit:

  • Nursing: This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032