Learning Outcomes for Study Session 7

When you have studied this session you should be able to:

7.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 7.2)

7.2  Summarise the most important signs of neonatal asphyxia that mean you should begin neonatal resuscitation. (SAQ 7.1)

7.3  Explain how newborns can be helped to breathe by applying standard resuscitation techniques. (SAQs 7.1 and 7.2)

7.4  Identify the equipment you will need to give newborn resuscitation and how it should be used correctly. (SAQ 7.3)

7.5  Describe the things you should not do when assessing a newborn for possible breathing difficulties. (SAQ 7.4)

7.6  Summarise the main health risks to newborns and the activities that form the basis of essential newborn care. (SAQ 7.5)

Study Session 7  Neonatal Resuscitation

7.1  Newborn respiration and resuscitation