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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Capstone

1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
About Us: Your Capstone Instructors10m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Preventative Healthcare for the Newborn Baby

14 videos (Total 66 min), 1 quiz
14 videos
Causes of Jaundice5m
Identifying Jaundice and Kernicterus3m
Measuring Bilirubin Levels3m
Treating Hyperbilirubinemia to Prevent Kernicterus3m
Phototherapy Treatment6m
Why is Newborn Screening Important?5m
Degrees and Implications of Hearing Loss3m
Newborn Hearing Screenings & Types of Screenings5m
What Happens After a Newborn Screening4m
Treatment for Hearing Loss2m
Vitamin K4m
Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding (VKDB)7m
Hepatitis B6m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

The Newborn Assessment: Heart Health

8 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Comparison of Fetal and Baby Blood Flow3m
Using Pulse Oximetry to Screen for CCHD6m
Fundamentals of Newborn Cardiac Exam4m
Heart Murmurs3m
Heart Case Studies: Part 16m
Heart Case Studies: Part 22m
Heart Case Studies: Part 32m
2 readings
CDC: Facts about Tetralogy of Fallot20m
CDC: Facts about Ventricular Septal Defect20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

The Newborn Assessment: Lung Health

4 videos (Total 16 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Lungs Case Studies: Part 16m
Lung Case Studies: Part 21m
Lungs Case Studies: Part 32m

Instructors

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Christine Gold

MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director UCH Well Newborn Unit
Pediatrics
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Mary Kohn, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
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Daniel Nicklas

Assistant Professor, Director of Primary Care Education for the Pediatrics Residency, Co-medical Director for the Pediatric Call Center
Department of Pediatrics

About University of Colorado System

The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond....

About the Newborn Baby Care Specialization

A newborn baby is an amazing beautiful life filled with hope. Unfortunately, many babies die or experience preventable harm even in 21st century. It is imperative that babies who are born healthy get off to a healthy start in the first month of life. There are some easy tenets of care to implement that help ensure that babies and families get off to a healthy start no matter where they are in the world. In this specialization learners will acquire the skills necessary for newborn baby care to optimize their health in the hours, days and weeks after they are born. The courses are designed to move the learner through the progression of care for healthy newborns in the first month of life. The first half of the specialization consists of clinical provisions such as initial medical interventions and screenings, health assessments and resulting diagnoses. The second half focuses on care provided at home including transport and sleep safety, nutrition, and parental and caregiver bonding....
Newborn Baby Care

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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