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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Newborn Exam: Assessment from Head to Toe

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Introduction and Vital Signs5m
Newborn Exam: Heart and Lungs4m
Newborn Exam: Lower Body3m
Newborn exam: Abdomen Area4m
Newborn Exam: Head Assessment4m
2 readings
About Us: Your Instructors20m
Resource: Newborn with Respiratory Distress10m
1 practice exercise
The Newborn Exam: Learning Assessment30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Ensure heart health

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 22 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Fundamentals of Newborn Cardiac Exam4m
Heart Murmurs3m
Heart Case Studies: Part 16m
Heart Case Studies: Part 22m
Heart Case Studies: Part 32m
4 readings
Heart Health Supportive Readings: AAP1h
Resource: Merck Manuals and References40m
Differential Diagnosis and Approach to a heart murmur in term infants.3m
American Heart Association. Symptoms and Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Defect10m
2 practice exercises
Ensure Heart Health: Learning Assessment30m
Your Turn: Cardiac Case Assessment40m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Ensure lung health

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 16 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Lungs Case Studies: Part 16m
Lung Case Studies: Part 21m
Lungs Case Studies: Part 32m
3 readings
Respiratory Distress in the Newborn4m
Resource: Lungs and Chest Stanford Newborn Nursery10m
Newborn Retractions10m
2 practice exercises
Part 1: Ensure Lung Health, Lecture Learning Assessment30m
Your Turn: Respiratory Assessment40m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Diagnose common illnesses in the first month

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 34 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Identifying Signs that Require Immediate Medical Care: Part 25m
Identifying Signs That Require Urgent Medical Care6m
Newborn Breathing4m
Identifying Reassuring Normal Signs5m
More Reassuring Normal Signs4m
6 readings
Newborn death and illness:20m
Kids Health from Nemours: Fevers10m
Common Conditions in Newborns15m
NIH: What are some of the basics of infant health?20m
Changes in the newborn at birth10m
Mayo Clinic: Infant and toddler health15m
1 practice exercise
Diagnosing Illness30m

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