Advanced Assessment of the Well Neonate: Clinical
This is a supervised clinical experience caring for well babies in a well-baby nursery. The course is designed to apply the content from advanced assessment of the neonate. The student should recognize physical, psychological, and developmental problems of the neonate, and begin to develop differential diagnosis. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate patient write-up which should include a complete medical history, physical examination, developing a differential diagnosis for a variety of newborn problems, and developing a plan. Emphasis is placed on understanding the physiologic rationale, utilizing evidence based research in practice, utilizing onsite searches to look up clinical questions, and develop health care plans.