CONNECTING THROUGH EDUCATION

NPIC Patient Safety Series: Preventing Newborn Falls and Drops

Elizabeth Rochin, PhD, RN, NE-BC
President
National Perinatal Information Center


The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to demonstrate knowledge regarding current recommendations for the care and management of postpartum patients to prevent newborn falls.

Objectives:

  • Define newborn falls and drops
  • Identify two (2) clinical situations that lead to newborn falls and drops
  • Develop the foundation of a newborn falls and drops prevention program

1 Contact Hour