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Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Review key principles of cardiopulmonary physiology as they pertain to the fetus and newborn circulation

  2. Understand the physiological changes that occur during the transition to extrauterine life

  3. Review the physiological effects of cardiopulmonary therapeutic agents, their potential benefits and side effects, and how they may vary based on underlying pathophysiology.

  4. Learn pathophysiological alterations that occur in common disease states affecting the term and preterm infants and their physiology and evidence-based management algorithms

                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physician: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
 

Nurse: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 ANCC contact hours.  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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In support of improving patient care, the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver  College of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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