Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Speciality Pediatrics - General/other

Organizer Najeeb Al Othman Othman

CME/CPD Provider Kuwait Medical Training Society


Scheduled date(s):

From 28 October 2021 To 29 October 2021

From 21 October 2021 To 22 October 2021

From 14 October 2021 To 15 October 2021

From 07 October 2021 To 08 October 2021

From 30 September 2021 To 01 October 2021

From 23 September 2021 To 24 September 2021

From 16 September 2021 To 17 September 2021

From 09 September 2021 To 10 September 2021

From 02 September 2021 To 03 September 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