I was lucky to be paired with an experienced nurse who had worked in the newborn unit for 20 years. She had extensive experience in caring for newborns with different conditions and needs. On this day I assisted her care for a newborn with seizures. Caring for preterm infants is a delicate task as they differ immensely from the full-term ones. care and counsel them on their responsibilities of care in the settings. The nurse further provides the mother with the opportunity to care for the baby and helps them to practically learn the important dos and don’ts when caring for such children. It is also imperative to provide the parents with feedback on their efforts and establish continuous education and assessments. [...]
Discuss your experience keep in mind the following: I was paired with a nurse that been working at the facility for about 30 years and on the floor for 20 she was great and had me help her a lot with her infant baby that she caring for a 9lb 9oz baby girl that was showing signs of seizures and being monitored. o How do pre-term infants differ from full-term infants? o What kinds of decisions do parents of these infant's face? There was a 25 week old permi mother had to Handel that she is unable to hold her son… it was also hard for her to even Handel the fact she had to be extra careful to touch her child o What kinds of ethical dilemmas do the NICU nurses face? Parents that take smoking weed is okay since it legal and don't comprehend the effects that is can cause to the baby o How do they handle these dilemmas? The nurse explain to her why and also give her comfort and let her know she doing a great job when she brought breast milk o How can a NICU nurse facilitate parental coping with the care of their pre-term newborn?