Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Speciality Pediatrics - General/other

Organizer Najeeb Al Othman Othman

CME/CPD Provider Kuwait Medical Training Society


Scheduled date(s):

From 10 June 2021 To 11 June 2021

From 27 May 2021 To 28 May 2021

From 13 May 2021 To 14 May 2021

From 29 April 2021 To 30 April 2021

From 08 April 2021 To 09 April 2021

From 25 March 2021 To 26 March 2021

From 11 March 2021 To 12 March 2021

From 25 February 2021 To 26 February 2021

From 11 February 2021 To 12 February 2021


Aims And Objectives

Course Objective: • Identify life-threatening conditions that will require resuscitation and identify risk factors that can help predict which infants may require resuscitation. • Identify the equipment and personnel needed to resuscitate a newborn. • Demonstrate the cognitive and psychomotor skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize the neonate in respiratory failure or cardiopulmonary arrest. • Demonstrate how to manage the post-resuscitation period.


Content Outline

The NRP Provider Course introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation. It focuses on the following “core” cases: • The changes in physiology that occur when a baby is born • Recognition of neonates that require resuscitative assistance • Steps of resuscitation • Use of bag-and-mask ventilation • Chest compressions • When and why endotracheal intubation is needed during resuscitation • When and what medications to give during resuscitation • Special situations that may complicate resuscitation and cause ongoing problems • Ethical considerations about starting and stopping resuscitation • Subsequent management of the baby who has required resuscitation)


Target Audience

Neonate health providers