The late preterm/early term infant is often called the ‘great pretender’ or ‘the imposter’. They appear as mature as their term counterparts however are at a high risk for short and longer term medical and neurodevelopmental complications. This presentation will discuss the etiology and prevalence of late preterm deliveries, morbidities that impact this population as well as considerations for collaboration between the neonatal therapy team and staff in post-partum units in an effort to provide preventative and proactive family centered care.
After attending this webinar, the learner will be able to:
- Identify at least two etiologies of late preterm and early term births
- List at least two medical conditions impacting late preterm and early term infants
- Select at least two methods of increasing collaboration between neonatal therapy and couplet care teams
- 1:00 – 1:05 Introduction to topic
- 1:05 – 1:15 Discuss the incidence, prevalence, and causes for a late preterm delivery
- 1:15 – 1:35 Discuss common challenges and medical conditions impacting late preterm and early term infants. Discussion will include how these challenges can be supported through neonatal therapy assessment and intervention.
- 1:35 – 1:50 Discuss ways the neonatal therapy team can collaborate witih couplet care staff to provide preventative and proactive care. Discussion will include evaluation and intervention, with a focus on improving outcomes.
- 1:50 – 2:00 Summary and Question and Answer session.
Live webinar includes lecture, Powerpoint slides, handouts, question and answer session, learning assessment and course evaluation. On-demand webinar includes lecture, Powerpoint slides, handouts, recorded question and answer session, learning assessment and course evaluation.
Course Completion Requirements
The learner must view the entire webinar, complete the course evaluation, and complete the post-webinar learning assessment to receive education credit. Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Learners must complete the entire course to receive ASHA CEUs. No partial credit awarded. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
ASHA CEUs available for the live webinar on April 6, 2023 only.
Nursing: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16677 for 1 Contact Hour. Participant required to attend 80% of the activity to receive CE.
Dr. Brown’s Medical is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID# 0000005563. This webinar is offered at 0.1 CEUs, educational level, Advanced. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
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