Medical

Newborn Care - Complications of Prematurity

About the Course

In this module, we will tackle the common complications faced by premature infants. You will learn how to monitor and identify them and how to manage them in a resource limited context.

Learning Objectives

Once you have completed this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the possible complications of prematurity.
  • Identify and monitor some complications of prematurity using a systems-based approached.
  • Discussing the complications management possibly available in a resource limited setting.

List of Contents

Theory:

Systems based approach to:

  • Respiratory
  • Cardiac
  • Neurological 
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Haematological
  • Metabolic
  • Immunological
  • Eyes

.... complication of prematurity.

Application / 3 case studies

Summary / Learning points /Job aid

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE THE COURSE

60 minutes

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

The module is intended for nurses, midwives, clinical officers and medical doctors caring for newborns in MSF projects.

HOW TO ENROL

To access this eLearning module, you need first to enrol in the Newborn Care Learning Hub then select the ‘Complications of prematurity’ module and enter the enrolment key.

CERTIFICATION

After completing the module and answering the final quiz with at least 80% correct responses learners are entitled a Tembo completion badge and a certificate.

TRAINING APPROACH

We recommend printing out the job aid and using the neonatal guideline during the module.

RELEASE DATE :   March 28, 2022