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Every year in the United States, approximately 3,700 infants die suddenly of no immediately apparent cause. These deaths are categorized as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome(SIDS); the death of an infant who is less than one year of age occurring suddenly and unexpectedly. SIDS remains a diagnosis of exclusion where there are no symptoms. However, sudden infant death is the leading causes of infant death. In 2015, about 3,700 of these infant deaths were sudden, with no immediately apparent cause. This course is designed to inform neonatal nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and others about the latest risk-reduction strategies for SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. The course is also meant to refresh knowledge for nurses who educate family members and caregivers about caring for infants. It also aims to increase the knowledge of nurses’ on practical and useful information to communicate risk-reduction information about SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death to parents and caregivers
After the completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death.
- Review the statistics of SIDS.
- List the possible contributing factors of SIDS.
- Discuss preventive measures of SIDS.
- Describe the challenges to preventing SIDS.
- Describe the nursing plan of care and nursing responsibilities in preventing SIDS
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