Highland-Genesee-Foothills Care of the newly born infant and neonatal resuscitation May 13, 2024

This training will focus on how to care of a newly born infant after a field delivery for EMS providers. It will discuss pathophysiology of the a newborn, what steps to take if resuscitation is necessary in the Prehospital environment. It will also discuss complications of a premature infant in the prehospital environment and what steps to take in caring for a premature infant.

Target Audience

EMS providers

Learning Objectives



1) Be able to name basic pathophysiology of the newly born infant and how that effects the care of the infant

2) Be able to describe the first steps in caring for the newly born infant, including airway, breathing, warmth and blood glucose.

3) Be able to demonstrate the steps in neonatal resuscitation. 


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Operations
    • 2.00 NCCP-Operations: Pediatric Transport
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Callie Searley BSN, C-NPT Clinical Education Specialist, Children’s One Flight Team

EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and Group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Operations
    • 2.00 NCCP-Operations: Pediatric Transport


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