Learning Outcomes for Study Session 6

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

6.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3)

6.2  State the important questions that you need to ask the mother in order to check her newborn baby’s condition. (SAQ 6.3)

6.3  Identify the general danger signs in the newborn and describe the actions to be taken. (SAQ 6.2)

6.4  Describe how to prevent or reduce the risk of infection in newborns. (SAQ 6.3)

Study Session 6  Routine Screening of Newborns for Life-Threatening Conditions

6.1  Your first actions before assessing a newborn