This continuing education program is accredited and can be taken for either CE accreditation or general learning. If taken for credit, this course provides one contact hour for nurses (California Board of Nursing), RTs (American Association of Respiratory Care), EMS professionals (CAPCE), and CRNAs (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, B Credit).

Learning objectives

  • Lesson 1: Cardiopulmonary interaction and the effects of positive pressure ventilation
  • Lesson 2: Acyanotic congenital heart lesions
  • Lesson 3: Cyanotic congenital heart lesions
  • Lesson 4: Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
  • Lesson 5: Airway and pulmonary anomalies, choanal atresia, and Pierre Robin sequence
  • Lesson 6: Pneumothorax and pulmonary interstitial emphysema
  • Lesson 7: Transient tachypnea of the newborn
  • Lesson 8: Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Lesson 9: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Lesson 10: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Lesson 11: Congenital pneumonia
  • Lesson 12: Meconium aspiration syndrome