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29th World Neonatal Nursing and Maternal Healthcare Congress, will be organized around the theme “"Fostering the Efforts to Improve Maternal and Neonatal Health"”

Neonatal Nursing 2017 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Neonatal Nursing 2017

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Neonatal Nursing is a specialty of nursing care of newborn infants up to 28 days after birth, Its  requires a high degree of skill, dedication and emotional strength as the nurses care for new born babies with a range of problems, varying between prematurity, birth defects, infection, cardiac malformations and surgical problems. Neonatal nurses are a vital part of the neonatal care team and are required to know basic newborn revival, be able to control the newborn’s temperature and know how to initiate cardiopulmonary and pulse oximetry monitoring

  • Track 1-1Evidence-Based Practice
  • Track 1-2Clinical Nursing in Neonatal
  • Track 1-3Standard of Neonatal Nursing Practice
  • Track 1-4Innovations in Patient Care
  • Track 1-5Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Condition
  • Track 1-6Recent Innovations in Nursing Practice
  • Track 1-7Perioperative Nursing and Critical Care
  • Track 1-8Neonatal Health Services Research
  • Track 1-9Intussusceptions

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice registered nurse with minimum 2years experience as a beside registered nurse in a level III NICU, who is prepared to practice across the continuity, providing primary, acute, chronic, and critical care to neonates, infants, and baby through age 2. Primarily working in neonatal intensive care unit settings, Neonatal Nursing Practitioners select and perform clinically indicated advanced diagnostic and therapeutic intrusive procedure.

In the United States, a board certified neonatal nurse practitioner is an advanced practice registered nurse who has acquired graduate education at the masters or doctoral level and has a board certification in neonatology

  • Track 2-1Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Track 2-2Issues in Nursing Education
  • Track 2-3Neonatal Nursing Intensive Care
  • Track 2-4Neonatal Nursing Education
  • Track 2-5Neonatal Nursing Certificate Corporation
  • Track 2-6Nursing Leadership
  • Track 2-7Education Trends in Nursing and Their Impact on Nursing Practice
  • Track 2-8Family Nurse Practitioner Education

Pediatric nursing is the medical care of neonates and children up to adolescence, usually in an in-patient hospital or day clinic. The main role of pediatric nurses is to manage procedures and medicines to children according to prescribed nursing care plans. Nurses also frequently assess the patients by observing vital signs, developing communication skills with children and family members and with medical teams. Being a support to children and their families is one fundamental of direct nursing care. Awareness of the concerns of children and parents, being present physically at times of stress and achieve strategies to help children and family members contend are all part of the work.

  • Track 3-1Pediatric Emergency Nursing
  • Track 3-2Pediatric and Maternal Nursing
  • Track 3-3Clinical Nursing
  • Track 3-4Pediatric Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
  • Track 3-5Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Track 3-6Care of the High Risk Newborns
  • Track 3-7Pediatric Oral Health Nursing
  • Track 3-8Community and Home Health Nursing
  • Track 3-9Pediatric Critical Care Nursing
  • Track 3-10Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Track 3-11Palliative Pediatric Nursing
  • Track 3-12Newborn and Child Sleep Cycles

A congenital heart defect in which oxygenated and deoxygenated blood enters the circulatory system resulting from a ventricular septal defect right beneath the aorta. This condition causes newborns to have a bluish-tint, cyanosis, and have a deficiency of oxygen to their tissues, hypoxemia.

Tetralogy of Fallot, pulmonary atresia, double outlet right ventricle, transposition of the great arteries, persistent truncus arteriosus, and Ebsteins anomaly are different congenital cyanotic heart diseases. Congenital cyanotic heart diseases are where something is wrong with the heart of a newborn and it is not oxygenating the blood efficiently.

  • Track 4-1Anatomy and Physiology
  • Track 4-2Cardiovascular Therapeutics
  • Track 4-3Heart Transplantations
  • Track 4-4Psychological Issues for Children with Heart Disease
  • Track 4-5Assessment of the Child with Cardiovascular Alterations
  • Track 4-6Preventive Cardiology
  • Track 4-7Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Track 4-8Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Track 4-9Valvular Heart Diseases
  • Track 4-10Bleeding Disorders
  • Track 4-11Coronary Artery Diseases
  • Track 4-12Acquired Heart Disease
  • Track 4-13Congestive Heart Failure
  • Track 4-14Congenital Heart Defects
  • Track 4-15Diagnosis and Treatment

Nutrition plays an important factor especially in the first couple weeks of life. Breast Feeding has important ingredients that build the baby’s immune system.  Neonatal nutrition is important for the growth and development of the newborn babies. In general, babies should be at least 4 pounds before they are ready to come out of the incubator.

The Supplemental nursing system consists of a container and a capillary tube preeminent from the container to the mother’s nipple, the container filled with fresh pumped breast milk with fresh donor milk pasteurized donor milk, or, if no human milk is available, with infant formula.

  • Track 5-1Supplemental Nursing
  • Track 5-2Infant Formula
  • Track 5-3Feeding Issues
  • Track 5-4Neonatal Cholestasis
  • Track 5-5Nutrition Requirements of Premature Infants
  • Track 5-6Nutrition Needs of Preterm Infants

The birth of a child marks one of the great events of life in any culture, but in most societies it carries with it a high probability of death or serious illness for both mother and child. Several types of midwives and several types of physicians provide prenatal care, attend births, and care for women after birth in the United States. This page provides information about these options. Two contrasting perspectives are often called the "midwifery Model of Care" and the "Medical Model of Care." There are striking differences in the two models. These differences can have a great impact on your experience and outcomes. They are midwifery model of care and medical model of care. Midwives are well-suited to care for healthy women who expect to have a normal birth. They provide prenatal care, care during labor and birth, and care after the birth. Many give priority to providing good information to women, involving women in decision-making, and providing flexible and responsive care. Some midwives provide continuous support throughout labor and birth, which has many benefits for women, infants, and families and no known risks. Midwives attend births in many hospitals throughout the United States, and they attend most of the births that take place in out-of-hospital birth centers and homes. They provide prenatal care and care after birth in many settings. Certified Midwives (CMs) are new professionals in the health care field.

  • Track 6-1Preventing and Treating Infections
  • Track 6-2Midwifery Associates in Maternal Care
  • Track 6-3Maternal Health Care Crisis
  • Track 6-4Maternal Mortality
  • Track 6-5Improving Maternal Health

Neonatal Screening is a public health program of screening in infants shortly after birth for a list of conditions that are treatable, but not clinically evident in the newborn period. Some of the conditions included in newborn screening programs are only perceptible after irreversible damage has been done, in some cases sudden death is the first manifestation of a disease.

Newborn screening appearance as a public health program in the United States in the early 1960s, and has expanded to countries around the world, with different testing commands in each country. Both newborn screening (screening soon after birth) and prenatal screening (screening before birth) have improved health care. The first disorder detected by modern newborn screening programs was phenylketonuria, a metabolic condition in which the inability to regard the essential amino acid phenylalanine can cause irreversible mental retardation unless detected early. With early detection and dietary management, the negative effects of the disease can be broadly eliminated

  • Track 7-1Neonatal Genetics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Track 7-2Neonatal Cellular Bioenergetics
  • Track 7-3Bioethics/Controversies
  • Track 7-4Disease Qualification/Techniques
  • Track 7-5Immunodeficiency
  • Track 7-6Congenital Heart Defects
  • Track 7-7Lysosomal Storage Disorders
  • Track 7-8Urea Cycle Disorders
  • Track 7-9Targeted Disorders
  • Track 7-10Fetal Origins of Adult Disease

Diagnosis are aspects of prenatal care that focus of detecting anatomic and physiologic problems with zygote, embryo or fetus as early as possible, either before gestation even starts (as in preimplantation genetic diagnosis) or as early in gestation as applicable. They use medical tests to detect problems such as neural tube defects, chromosome abnormalities, and gene mutations that would lead to genetic disorders and birth defects, such as thalassemia, spina bifida, Tay–Sachs disease, cleft palate, sickle cell anemia,  cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, and fragile X syndrome

Screening can also be used for prenatal sex insight. Common testing procedures include amniocentesis, ultrasonography including nuchal translucency ultrasound, serum biomarker testing, or genetic screening. In some cases, the tests are execute to determine if the fetus will be aborted, though physicians and patients also find it useful to diagnose high-risk pregnancies early so that delivery can be scheduled in a tertiary care hospital where the baby can receive applicable care.

  • Track 8-1Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Track 8-2Screened Disorders
  • Track 8-3Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  • Track 8-4Nuclear Medicine Renal Scan
  • Track 8-5Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Track 8-6Hearing/Neural/Gene Tests
  • Track 8-7Neonatal Stroke

Neonatal infections are infections of the newborn during the neonatal period or first four weeks after birth. Neonatal infections may be decline by trans-placental transfer in utero, in the birth canal during perinatal, or by other means after birth. Some infections captured in the neonatal period do not become possible until much later such as HIV, hepatitis B and malaria.

There is a higher risk of infection with pre-term or low birth weight neonates. Respiratory tract infections contracted by pre-term neonates may continue into childhood or possibly adulthood with long-term effects that limit one's ability to enlist in normal physical activities, decreasing one's quality of life and increasing health care costs. In some case, neonatal respiratory tract infections may increase one's awareness to future respiratory infections and inflammatory responses related to lung disease

  • Track 9-1Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Neonates
  • Track 9-2Medical Tests & Diagnosis
  • Track 9-3Lung & Respiratory Infections
  • Track 9-4Parasitic Infections
  • Track 9-5Fungal Infections
  • Track 9-6Bacterial & Viral Infections
  • Track 9-7Stomach & Intestinal Infections
  • Track 9-8Infant Botulism
  • Track 9-9Neonatal Sepsis
  • Track 9-10Neonatal Tetanus

Breast milk is the perfect food for the baby. It protects the baby against gastroenteritis and diarrhea, ear and chest infections, allergies and diabetes. Breastfeeding reduces the risk of bleeding after the birth, is convenient. An early stage of nutrition for the infants starts from the mother’s milk. Immunity development for the child starts to improve eventually through the breast milk. Breast feeding also helps in managing weight of the mother eventually. A midwife’s advice in the infant feeding at the initial stages after the birth of the child initially for the first three months after the birth adds to the mother’s health.

  • Track 10-1Nutrition for Infants
  • Track 10-2Immunity Development
  • Track 10-3Weight Management in Mother
  • Track 10-4Midwifery Advice in Feeding the Infants
  • Track 10-5Health Benefits of Breast Feeding

Neonatal Encephalopathy also known as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is defined by signs and symptoms of abnormal neurological function in the first few days of life in an infant born at phrase. It is commonly caused by birth asphyxia

In neonates born at or beyond 35 weeks, neonatal encephalopathy may present itself as the following symptoms:

Reduced level of Consciousness

Seizures (which peak at 48 hours)

Difficulty initiating & maintaining respiration

Depression of tone & reflexes

  • Track 11-1Outcomes of Neurologic
  • Track 11-2Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Track 11-3Perinatal Asphyxia
  • Track 11-4Diagnosis of Encephalopathy
  • Track 11-5Signs & Symptoms of Encephalopathy
  • Track 11-6Treatment of Encephalopathy
  • Track 11-7Epidemiology/Pathogenesis
  • Track 11-8Neonatal Jaundice
  • Track 11-9Neonatal Sepsis

Hemolytic disease of the newborn known as hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn or erythroblastosis fetalis, is an alloimmune condition that establish in a fetus when the IgG molecules produced by the mother pass through the placenta. Among these antibodies are some which invasion antigens on the red blood cells in the fetal circulation, breaking down and destroying the cells. The fetus can establish reticulocytosis and anemia. This fetal disease ranges from mild to very severe, and fetal death from heart failure can exist. When the disease is moderate or severe, many erythroblasts are present in the fetal blood, and so these forms of the disease can be called erythroblastosis fetalis 

  • Track 12-1Hemolytic Anemia/Diagnosis
  • Track 12-2Immunoglobulin Transfusion in Hemolytic Disease
  • Track 12-3Neurology of the New born
  • Track 12-4Intravascular Hemolysis
  • Track 12-5Immune Tolerance of Pregnancy

congenital disorder is also known as birth defect or anomaly, is a condition existing at or before birth circumstances of cause of the disorders, those characterized by structural malformation are termed as congenital anomalies and involve imperfection in a developing fetus. Birth defects vary extensively in cause and symptoms. Any substance that causes birth defects is known as a teratogen. Some disorders can be existence before birth through prenatal diagnosis. Birth fault may be the result of genetic or environmental factors. This includes errors of morphogenesis, infection, epigenetic adjustment on a parental germline, or a chromosomal abnormality

  • Track 13-1Congenital Heart Defect
  • Track 13-2Congenital Eye Disorder
  • Track 13-3Congenital Disorders of Nervous System
  • Track 13-4Genetic Causes
  • Track 13-5Fetal and alcohol exposure/Toxic Substances
  • Track 13-6Congenital Disorders
  • Track 13-7Birth Complications
  • Track 13-8Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Track 13-9Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate

Respiratory distress in the neonate most commonly presents as one or all of the subsequent physical signs: tachypnea, grunting, nasal flaring, retractions, and cyanosis. A normal respiratory rate in a new-born is between 30 and 60 breaths per minute, tachypnea is classified as respiratory rates greater than 60 breaths per minute. 

Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome is a problem generally seen in premature babies. The condition makes it hard for the baby to breathe. The disease is mainly caused by a lack of a silky substance in the lungs called surfactant. This substance assists the lungs padding with air and keeps the air sacs from deflating.Surfactant is present when the lungs are entirely developed.

  • Track 14-1Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Track 14-2Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Track 14-3Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
  • Track 14-4Asthma in Neonates
  • Track 14-5Pneumonia/ Apnea
  • Track 14-6Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
  • Track 14-7Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Track 14-8Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Track 14-9Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Neonatal Gynecomastia is caused by the portion of maternal hormones through the placenta during pregnancy.
When babies are born, these hormones endure for a short time, and their bodies think they are reaching puberty. This leads to the enlargement of the breasts. This is identify in male and female infants.

In infants the breast enlargement usually progresses during the first 2 months of  life. Also sometimes is noticed secretion of the breasts. The breasts should not be red, hot and soft in Neonatal Gynecomastia. These findings are rational with other diseases.

  • Track 15-1Breast Enlargement
  • Track 15-2Infant Gynecomastia in Female/Male
  • Track 15-3Witch’s Milk Treatment
  • Track 15-4Infant Mastitis
  • Track 15-5Unilateral Gynecomastia
  • Track 15-6Pediatric Breast Disorder

A surgical nurse, also refer as a theatre nurse, specializes in preoperative care, providing care to patients before, during and after surgery. To become a theatre nurse, Registered Nurses or Enrolled Nurses must complete extra training. There are different specialty areas that theatre nurses can focus in depending on which areas they are interested in.

There are many different stages during surgery where the theatre nurse is needed to support and assist the patient, surgeons, surgical technicians, nurse anaesthetist and nurse practitioners. Pre-operative, the nurse must help to mentally prepare the patient and operating room for the surgery. During the surgery, they assist the anaesthetist and surgeons when they are needed. The last stage is post-operative, survive that the patients are provided with suitable care and treatments.

  • Track 16-1Surgical Procedures & Anesthesia in Newborns
  • Track 16-2Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Track 16-3Neonatal Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Track 16-4Neonatal Gastro-Intestinal Surgery
  • Track 16-5Neonatal Adrenal Hemorrhage
  • Track 16-6Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Track 16-7Cleft and Laser Surgery

Women have unique health issues. And some of the health issues that affect women differently. Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Complications of pregnancy are health problems that occur during pregnancy. They can involve the mother's health, the baby's health, or both. Diet and nutrition during pregnancy time eating well at work Protein rich veg recipes eating well: 13-16 weeks Calcium rich recipes. Ovulation is the event of de Graf’s follicles rupturing and releasing secondary oocyte ovarian cells. The best time to try and conceive is during the ‘fertile window’ of the menstrual cycle Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common medical complaint. It is estimated that up to 40 percent of women will have a UTI at some time in their lives. Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape. Certain factors increase your risk of ovarian cancer: Age Inherited gene mutation, Estrogen hormone replacement therapy.

  • Track 17-1Perinatal and Reproductive Health
  • Track 17-2Health in Pregnancy
  • Track 17-3Maternal and Child Health
  • Track 17-4Violence against Women
  • Track 17-5Autoimmune Diseases in Women
  • Track 17-6Pregnancy Nutrition
  • Track 17-7Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Track 17-8Maternal Mental Health

Neonatal Research is research to increase the Health of Low Birth Weight and Premature Infants. Neonatal Research includes examination of therapies for sepsis, Intraventricular hemorrhagepulmonary hypertension, and chronic lung disease as well as studies of the impact of drug exposure on child and family outcome.

  • Track 18-1Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants
  • Track 18-2Meningomyelocele
  • Track 18-3Drug Exposure to Infant
  • Track 18-4Current Research on Zika Virus
  • Track 18-5Prenatal Care
  • Track 18-6Neonatal Health Services Research
  • Track 18-7Neonatal Hypothermia
  • Track 18-8Neonatal Morbidities
  • Track 18-9Congenital Anomalies
  • Track 18-10Intraventricular Hemorrhage

Newborns have an immature immune system that provides them at high risk for infection while simultaneously decrease responses to most vaccines, thereby present challenges in protecting this endangered population. A vaccine is an antigenic preparation used to produce active immunity to a disease, in order to prevent or reduce the effects of infection by any natural or wild pathogen. Many vaccines require multiple doses for maximum efficacy, either to produce sufficient initial immune response or to boost response that disappears over time. For example, tetanus vaccine boosters are often suggesting every 10 years. Vaccine schedules are developed by governmental agencies or physicians groups to achieve maximum effectiveness using required and endorse vaccines for a position while minimizing the number of health care system interactions.

  • Track 19-1Vaccines and Immunity for Newborns
  • Track 19-2Haemophilus Influenzae (b) Vaccine
  • Track 19-3Hepatitis A & B Vaccine
  • Track 19-4Chickenpox Vaccine
  • Track 19-5Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis Vaccine
  • Track 19-6Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
  • Track 19-7Probiotics, Prebiotics & Synbiotics
  • Track 19-8Polio Vaccine
  • Track 19-9Pneumococcal Vaccines
  • Track 19-10Meningococcal Vaccines
  • Track 19-11Measles, Mumps & Rubella Vaccine
  • Track 19-12Influenza Vaccine
  • Track 19-13Downstream Effects of the Neonatal Immune Response

The first 28 days of life – the neonatal period – is the most endangered time for a child’s survival. The good news is that neonatal statistics is declining globally. The worldwide neonatal statistics rate fell by 47 per cent between 1990 and 2015 from 36 to 19 deaths per 1,000 live births. Over the same period, the number of newborn babies who died within the first 28 days of life declined from 5.1 million to 2.7 million. However, the decrease in neonatal statistics in 1990–2015 has been slower than that of post-neonatal under-five mortality (1-59 months): 47 percent, compared with 58% globally. This pattern applies to most low- and middle-income countries. Of the estimated 5.9 million child deaths in 2015, almost 1 million occur in the first day of life and close to 2 million take places in the first week.

  • Track 20-1Perinatal Mortality Rate
  • Track 20-2Role of Midwives in Neonatal Mortality Rate
  • Track 21-1 Neonatal Nursing Australia
  • Track 21-2Neonatal Nursing USA
  • Track 21-3 Neonatal Nursing Germany
  • Track 21-4Neonatal Nursing Canada
  • Track 21-5Alberta Neonatal Nurses Association
  • Track 21-6American Pediatric Society
  • Track 21-7Neonatal Nurses Association UK

A neonatal intensive care unit, also called as an intensive care nursing, is an intensive care unit specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants. A NICU is typically directed by one or more neonatologists and staff nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, physician assistants, resident physicians, pharmacists, and dietitians. Many other additional disciplines and specialists are obtained at larger units.

A Neonatal nurse practitioner is advanced practice nurses that care for premature babies and sick newborns in intensive care units, emergency rooms, delivery rooms and special clinics.

  • Track 22-1Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Track 22-2Congenital Heart Defects
  • Track 22-3Anemia/ Gastroschisis
  • Track 22-4Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Track 22-5Premature Infants/ Pre Emies
  • Track 22-6Special Care Nursery
  • Track 22-7Labor and Delivery

A Neonatal nurse practitioner is advanced practice nurses that care for premature babies and sick newborns in intensive care units, emergency rooms, delivery rooms and special clinics.

Neonatal Therapies include surgery, Psychotherapies, Traditional Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Medical Therapy, and other behavioral and Psychological Inventions Methods, there are lot of psychotherapies are there in Neonatal therapies

  • Track 23-1Occupational Therapy
  • Track 23-2Blood Irradiation Therapy
  • Track 23-3Biotherapy
  • Track 23-4Gene Therapy for Color Blindness
  • Track 23-5Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Track 23-6Acupressure Therapy
  • Track 23-7Abortive Therapy
  • Track 23-8Electro Magnetic Therapy
  • Track 23-9Stem cell Therapy
  • Track 23-10Immunotherapy
  • Track 23-11Photodynamic Therapy

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Fetal and neonatal dependence and withdrawal as a result of the mother's dependence on drugs during pregnancy. Withdrawal or abstinence symptoms develop shortly after birth. Symptoms manifest are loud, high-pitched crying, sweating, yawning and gastrointestinal disturbances.

  • Track 24-1Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Track 24-2Progeroid Syndromes
  • Track 24-3Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome
  • Track 24-4Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Track 24-5Gastroschisis in the Newborn
  • Track 24-6Infant Respiratory Distress Syndromes

Growth & Development of Children

Neurologic tissues (spinal cords and brain - mature by 2-5 years) and lymphoid tissue (spleen, thymus, lymph nodes & tonsils) grown fastly during infancy & childhood. The reproductive system shows little growth until puberty. There are several principals of growth & development:

Growth and development are continuous processes from the day we are conceived until death.

Growth and development proceed in an arranged sequence.

Different children pass through the predictable stages at different rates.

All body systems do not develop at the same rate.

Development is cephalocaudal (from head to toe).

Development proceeds from proximal to distal body parts.

Development proceeds from gross to refined motor skills.

There is an optimum time for initiation of experiences or learning.

Neonatal reflexes must be lost before development can proceed

A great deal of skill and behavior is learned by practice.

  • Track 25-1Extra Uterine Transition
  • Track 25-2Physiological Development
  • Track 25-3Cognitive Development
  • Track 25-4Psychosocial Development
  • Track 25-5Moral and Spiritual Development
  • Track 25-6Psychosexual Development
  • Track 25-7Nurses Role in Fostering Newborns, Infants and School Children

Seizures in neonates (newborns) remain the most frequent neurological problem in the nursery. Extent debate about their unpleasant exists between data and deductions reached through animal experimentations and those acquired through clinical investigations. The main inconsistent issues are whether seizures in newborns can plant the roots for epileptogenesis and cause long-term deficits.

Most neonatal seizures occur over a short time, usually only for a few days. Fewer than half of the affected infants develop seizures in later life. Such neonatal seizures are considered acute reactive (acute symptomatic), and thus the term neonatal epilepsy is not used to describe these seizures. The incidence of neonatal seizures has not been clearly established, although an estimated frequency of 80-120 cases per 100,000 neonates per year has been suggested. The incidence of seizures is higher in the neonatal period (i.e., the first 4 weeks after birth) than at any other time of life

  • Track 26-1Clonic Seizures
  • Track 26-2Tonic Seizures
  • Track 26-3Myoclonic seizures

Nurse practitioners are registered nurses who have completed advanced clinical training and a master's degree, qualifying them to provide patient care at a level approaching that of a physician. They can prescribe medications in every state, and in half, they can practice without a doctor's supervision. Some nurse practitioners are primary care providers, while others choose to specialize in one area of medicine.

  • Track 27-1Family Nurse Practitioner Education
  • Track 27-2Nutritional Nursing
  • Track 27-3Psychiatric Nursing
  • Track 27-4Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
  • Track 27-5Adult Nursing
  • Track 27-6Geriatric Nursing
  • Track 27-7Heart Failure Nursing
  • Track 27-8Oncology Nurse Practitioner
  • Track 27-9Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Track 27-10Clinical Nurse Practitioners