Prepared and Presented by Tracy Karp RNC, MSN, NNP 16 Hours CE

Low Risk Newborn NCC Review Course Information: 

The Fast Paced Very Comprehensive Review with an instructor that works in a Low Risk NICU in addition to a high risk Perinatal center and Children’s Hospital.

Orientation tool or Refinement of Skills, Intense Physiologic-Pathophysiology based Review with practical recommendations for care

The seminar is appropriate for Level II Nursery Nurses as well as Maternal Newborn nurses who float to the NICU or attend delivers

Prepares you for the NCC LRN-NICU certification exam with track record of positive results.


Let RNNCEs be your Perinatal Education Compass

RNNCEs students have the unique opportunity to register with NCC for the NICU Nursing exam with the option of “Second Chance Free”.
See our NCC registration page for all details.  


NCC exam registration and registration payment are separate**

RNNCEs recommends that you review the NCC candidate guide and related materials before the seminar

and review the test content listed in the NCC Candidates Guide.

**Taking the review course does not guarantee to pass the exam. However, RNNCEs has an exclusive NCC test re-take option.  See NCC site for details

Course Objectives:  

  • Through lecture and discussion this program will be able to: • • •
    • Evaluate aspects of maternal risk factors and birth history and their impact on the fetus and newborn.
    • Recognize aspects of neonatal physical and gestational age assessment.
    • List common neonatal laboratory and diagnostic data as they relate to, newborn problems and well-being.
    • Identify aspects of assessment and management of pathophysiological conditions occurring in the neonatal.
    • Define aspects of neonatal resuscitation and stabilization of patient groups that commonly and unexpectedly present in the level II NICU hospital setting.
    • Discuss aspects of newborn and neonatal nutrition and feeding including who require specialized techniques or have special nutritional considerations
    • List aspects of pharmacology and common medications used in the newborn.
    • Define aspects of neonatal fluid, electrolyte and glucose homeostasis, oxygenation, non-invasive ventilation and acid-base
    balance, thermal regulation, and neurodevelopmental care.
    • Review aspects in the care and identifi cation of neonates at risk for early onset or congenital infections.
    • Understand components of psychological support, grieving and discharge planning and education.
    • Identify and use tools that will enhance the safety of newborn babies and their families.