Stabilization of an infant is a team effort. If you are a health care provider who is involved in the post-resuscitation and/or pre-transport care of sick infants, the S.T.A.B.L.E Program may benefit you.
1. Reduce errors by systematically providing safe care to infants.
2. Prevent cold stress for term infants by identifying the newborn’s normal physiologic response to cold stress and by treating it properly.
3. Demonstrate ways to overcome airway challenges and administer treatment for respiratory illnesses that present in the neonatal period.
4. Identify the clinical signs of neonatal sepsis and effectively communicate and work with the health care team to treat it.
5. Initiate treatment for the three major types of shock see in infants, hypovolemic, cardiogenic and septic shock, after early identification of the causes for each.
6. Provide emotional support related to the crises families experience when an infant requires transport to or care in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
In support of improving patient care, Hawai‘i Pacific Health 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.
Hawai‘i Pacific Health has approved this activity is approved for 8.25 contact hours for nurses.
Please contact Paula Hulme at email@example.com or by phone at (808) 245-1137.
The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program