Care of Infant Skin

Introduction

This interactive slide presentation will explain the functions of different skin layers and proper methods for newborn and infant bathing.  Participants will increase their ability to recognize different types of sunscreen products for infants and recommend appropriate skin care products for infants. Infant massage and why it should be recommended to parents will also be discussed. 

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

Development of this program was supported through an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.

Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to: ce@napnap.org

Copyright 2014 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

1. Understand functions of different skin layers

2. Identify the proper methods for newborn and infant bathing

3. Be able to recommend appropriate skin care products for infants

4. Recognize different types of sunscreen products for infant

5. Identify benefits of Infant Massage and why it should be recommended to parents as part of overall infant care

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
09/01/2014
Course expires: 
09/30/2016
Cost:
$0.00

Kammi Yap Sayaseng, RN, DNP, PNP-BC, IBCLC, Assistant Professor, California State University, Fresno School of Nursing, Community Children’s Health Center, Fresno, CA

Amy L. Feldman, RN, MSN, CPNP, IBCLC, CIMI, Nurse Consultant, Bradenton, FL


Faculty Disclosures

Dr. Sayaseng has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Ms. Feldman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2014
Course expires: 
09/30/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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