Newborn Capstone

University of Colorado System

The Newborn Capstone course by the University of Colorado System is designed for individuals who have completed the Newborn Baby Care series and are ready to synthesize and apply their knowledge through real-life case studies. This comprehensive course delves into key aspects of newborn health, including jaundice, heart and lung health, preventative healthcare, and comprehensive assessments.

  • Gain practical skills in identifying and managing jaundice in newborns
  • Understand the importance of preventative healthcare for newborns, including screenings and assessments
  • Explore the assessment of heart and lung health in newborns through case studies
  • Learn to provide comprehensive care for newborns and support their families

Through a series of modules, learners will engage in peer reviews, practice assessments, and discussions, preparing them to confidently apply their knowledge in real-world caregiving settings. Whether you are a healthcare professional or a new parent, this course equips you with the essential skills to ensure the health and well-being of newborns.

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Newborn Capstone
Course Modules

The Newborn Capstone course includes modules on jaundice, preventative healthcare, heart health, lung health, and comprehensive assessments. Learners will engage in peer reviews, practice assessments, and discussions to apply their knowledge effectively.

Introduction to Capstone

The Introduction to Capstone module provides an overview of the course and introduces learners to their instructors. Additionally, it offers opportunities to interact with other learners and practice peer reviews, setting the stage for the case study-based learning approach.

Preventative Healthcare for the Newborn Baby

The Preventative Healthcare for the Newborn Baby module covers essential topics such as normal bilirubin metabolism, identifying jaundice, newborn screenings, and preventative measures for conditions like hyperbilirubinemia and hearing loss. Learners will gain a deep understanding of newborn healthcare practices and the importance of early interventions.

The Newborn Assessment: Heart Health

In The Newborn Assessment: Heart Health module, learners will delve into the description of critical congenital heart defects (CCHD), screening methods, cardiac exams, heart murmurs, and case studies. This module equips learners with the skills to assess and address potential heart health issues in newborns through real-life scenarios.

The Newborn Assessment: Lung Health

The Newborn Assessment: Lung Health module focuses on ensuring newborn lung health through case studies and peer reviews. Learners will explore effective assessment techniques and interventions for maintaining optimal lung function in newborns, crucial for their overall well-being.

Comprehensive Assessment to Keep Newborn Babies Safe & Healthy

The Comprehensive Assessment to Keep Newborn Babies Safe & Healthy module encompasses a wide range of topics, including family support, newborn exams, breastfeeding, safe sleep practices, and mental health considerations for both parents and newborns. This module provides a holistic approach to newborn care and equips learners with practical skills to support the health and well-being of newborns and their families.

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