This series provides a comprehensive introduction to care of the term newborn. It includes five individual programs, each approximately 20 minutes in length. Viewing this series will provide individuals with an understanding of the issues related to the special needs of the newborn and impart knowledge of a wide variety of congenital issues and anomalies. The viewer will be presented with both accurate clinical information and current regulatory guidelines.
These programs provide a virtual experience of the actual assessment and care through the use of footage taken in an actual birthing room and newborn nursery. Anatomical information on internal organs is supported with clear graphic depictions. Hospitals will find the series invaluable for the orientation of new staff to the nursery and obstetrical department, while nursing programs will have the opportunity to provide students with a virtual experience in this demanding field of nursing.