Prematurity continues to be a leading cause of neonatal mortality in the US. Preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in VLBW infants is critical to long term prognosis. The series of certified episodes discusses the role of lung microbiomes, inflammation, nutrition, weight gain, and human milk as they relate to development and/or the prevention of BPD in VLBW infants.
By participating in this unit, participants should be able to:
Stephen Welty, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of Washington School of Medicine
This program is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who have an interest in Neonatology and other related disease areas.
Nemours is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nemours designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Educational Review Systems is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by ASNA, an accredited provider by the ANCC/Commission on Accreditation. Provider # 5-115. This program is approved for 1.75 hours of continuing nursing education. Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the State of Florida and the District of Columbia.