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University of Colorado System

Newborn Baby Care

University of Colorado System via Coursera Specialization

Overview

A newborn baby is an amazing beautiful life filled with hope. Unfortunately, many babies die or experience preventable harm even in 21st century. It is imperative that babies who are born healthy get off to a healthy start in the first month of life. There are some easy tenets of care to implement that help ensure that babies and families get off to a healthy start no matter where they are in the world. In this specialization learners will acquire the skills necessary for newborn baby care to optimize their health in the hours, days and weeks after they are born. The courses are designed to move the learner through the progression of care for healthy newborns in the first month of life. The first half of the specialization consists of clinical provisions such as initial medical interventions and screenings, health assessments and resulting diagnoses. The second half focuses on care provided at home including transport and sleep safety, nutrition, and parental and caregiver bonding.

Syllabus

Course 1: Preventative Healthcare for the Newborn Baby
- Offered by University of Colorado System. In this course, you will learn some medical interventions and skills to keep newborns healthy in ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: The Newborn Assessment
- Offered by University of Colorado System. In your previous course, you learned some medical interventions and skills to keep newborns ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Guidance to Keep Newborn Babies Safe and Healthy
- Offered by University of Colorado System. In your previous 2 courses, you learned some medical interventions and skills to keep newborns ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Supporting Parents of a Newborn Baby
- Offered by University of Colorado System. In this course, you will learn some core components in supporting parents of newborn babies. The ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Newborn Capstone
- Offered by University of Colorado System. Congratulations! You progressed your way through all four of the Newborn Baby Care courses, each ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

Christine Gold, Daniel Nicklas and Mary Kohn, MD

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