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Neonatal nursing teamNNeonatal nursing teamNeonatal nursing teamEnglishNeonatologyPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANAHealth care professionalsPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000037.0000000000000327.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about different types of nurses that take expert care of premature babies in the NICU. Nurse practioners and APNs are discussed.</p><p>There are many different health-care professionals who make up the neonatal nursing team. They include nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist/neonatal nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses. Each has a different and important role to play in the care of your baby.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>The health-care professionals who make up the neonatal nursing team include NICU nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist/neonatal nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses.</li></ul>
Équipe de soins infirmiersÉÉquipe de soins infirmiersNeonatal nursing teamFrenchNeonatologyPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANAHealth care professionalsPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000037.0000000000000327.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Renseignez-vous au sujet des différentes infirmières qui fournissent des soins professionnels aux bébés prématurés à l’unité néonatale des soins intensifs. On traite des infirmières praticiennes et des infirmières en pratique avancée.</p><p>Il existe de nombreux professionnels de la santé qui composent l'équipe de soins infirmiers néonatals. Ils comprennent des infirmiers de l’unité néonatale des soins intensifs, des infirmiers cliniciens spécialisés, des infirmiers praticiens, un infirmier clinicien spécialisé ou un infirmier praticien en néonatologie et des infirmiers en pratique avancée. Chaque personne a un rôle différent et important à jouer dans les soins de votre bébé.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les professionnels qui composent l’équipe de soins infirmiers néonatals comprennent des infirmiers de l’unité néonatale des soins intensifs, des infirmiers cliniciens spécialisés, des infirmiers praticiens, un infirmier clinicien spécialisé ou un infirmier praticien en néonatologie et des infirmiers en pratique avancée.</li></ul>

 

 

Neonatal nursing team1787.00000000000Neonatal nursing teamNeonatal nursing teamNEnglishNeonatologyPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANAHealth care professionalsPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000037.0000000000000327.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about different types of nurses that take expert care of premature babies in the NICU. Nurse practioners and APNs are discussed.</p><p>There are many different health-care professionals who make up the neonatal nursing team. They include nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist/neonatal nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses. Each has a different and important role to play in the care of your baby.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>The health-care professionals who make up the neonatal nursing team include NICU nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist/neonatal nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses.</li></ul><h2>Nurse</h2><p>Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses are experienced in caring for newborn babies with a range of conditions. You will meet different kinds of nurses when you come to or stay at the hospital. They may have different titles, depending on what they specialize in or the particular job they do, like nurse coordinator or pain and sedation nurses.</p><p>Nurses will be involved in all aspects of your baby’s care, from initial evaluation through treatment and recovery.</p><h2>Clinical nurse specialist</h2> <figure> <img alt="Nurse helping mom with kangaroo care in the NICU" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/nurse_helping_mom_with_pree_EN.jpg" /> </figure> <p>A clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is a registered nurse with advanced knowledge in a specialized area of clinical practice. The CNS focuses on children with complex health problems. These nurses generally provide assessments along with education and guidance in the following ways:</p><ul><li>around a specific diagnosis</li><li>helping a child adjust to hospitalization or a surgical procedure</li><li>managing a child's special needs at home</li><li>making informed decisions</li><li>helping the family adapt to caring for a child with a chronic illness</li></ul><h2>Nurse practitioner</h2><p>Nurse practitioners are RNs with additional education. They are able to perform some of the diagnostic and treatment functions that previously only doctors were allowed to do. They have advanced knowledge and decision-making skills that apply to assessment, diagnosis, drug prescription, and health promotion.</p><h2>Clinical nurse specialist/neonatal nurse practitioner</h2><p>A clinical nurse specialist/neonatal nurse practitioner (CNS/NNP) functions in a combined role of both the above positions. CNS/NNPs have specialized knowledge of the newborn population that enable them to provide medical and holistic care to newborn babies in the hospital.</p><p>In the acute care setting, these nurses stabilize the baby, minimize complications, and provide physical and psychological support. They are also involved in diagnosing, prescribing medications, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, and performing advanced procedures.</p><h2>Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)</h2><p>This is a term used to describe both a clinical nurse specialist and a CNS/NNP. All APNs have a Master's degree or higher, and have completed special nurse practitioner courses.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/nurse_helping_mom_with_pree_EN.jpgNeonatal nursing team

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