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Navigate Respiratory Care: Neonatal & Pediatric Care

Author(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN-13: 9781449679682
  • Navigate Course     pages      © 2014
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A New Paradigm for Respiratory Care Education

Navigate Respiratory Care is a comprehensive, online 10-course curriculum that uniquely prepares students for a rewarding career as a Respiratory Therapist. Learn more about all 10 courses.

Navigate  Respiratory Care: Neonatal & Pediatric Care is one of the 10 online courses in the Navigate Respiratory Care curriculum. This course provides the student with a full understanding of the special needs of neonates, infants, and children, including the conditions and diseases they face and the procedures necessary to the survival of this fragile population. Several lessons concentrate on the respiratory conditions of prematurity, how they are treated and managed, and the outcomes. The infant and pediatric population is prone to certain respiratory diseases that must be treated as acute or managed as chronic.

Course Features

  • Course objectives align to the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) matrix for the new Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) Examination certification exams
  • Authoritative and interactive content is instructionally designed using best practices from Bloom’s Taxonomy and adult learning theory with a focus on developing cognitive intelligence and practical skills needed for success in clinical practice
  • Student assessments, interactive activities, and remediation help improve outcomes
  • Course management tools help instructors save time and monitor student progress


  • Easily adaptable for instructor-led courses taught on-ground, online, or in hybrid formats
  • Each course can be adopted independently, or adopted as a complete curriculum solution
  • All courseware can be used with or without an optional print textbook, depending on course needs
  • Improve institutional retention, persistence, and student outcomes at less cost than with traditional textbook models

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Course Content Includes:

  • Interactive Lectures w/Audio
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  • Practice Quizzes
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  • Lesson Assignment
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  • Lesson Summary

Course Objectives

  1. Describe fetal development of cardiac and pulmonary systems.
  2. Discuss fetal circulation and the transition to extrauterine life.
  3. Identify the neonates who need resuscitation at birth.
  4. Understand neonatal assessment and its findings.
  5. Explain the special considerations needed in monitoring the neonate including temperature, oxygenation, electrolyte balance, and respiration.
  6. Identify neonatal, infant, and pediatric diseases such as epiglottitis, cystic fibrosis, and laryngotracheobronchitis.
  7. Describe additional neonatal, infant, and pediatric diseases such as meconium aspiration and apnea of prematurity, among others.
  8. Examine congenital cardiac defects and their treatment and management.
  9. Discuss respiratory procedures for the neonatal, infant, and pediatric population.
  10. Understand the use of CPAP as a noninvasive procedure in the neonatal, infant, and pediatric population.
  11. Identify the ways that airways are managed in the very young and, if intubation is necessary, how it is performed.
  12. Discuss conventional infant and pediatric ventilation, how it is performed, how it is monitored, and potential adverse effects.
  13. Understand high-frequency ventilation and home ventilation in the neonatal, infant, and pediatric population.
  14. Describe adjunct therapies to mechanical ventilation in the neonatal, infant, and pediatric population.
  15. Define ECMO and PLV and how they are used, when they are indicated, and how the patients are weaned.

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Additional Titles by this Author

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781449679682

Additional Resources for Instructors


Bundle ISBN: 9781284033595
Navigate Respiratory Care Curriculum - 10 courses


Bundle ISBN: 9781284033519
Navigate Respiratory Care: Neonatal & Pediatric Care online course and textbook, Neonatal Respiratory Care Handbook.