Use of Benzodiazepines as Anxiolytics in Neonates: Are We There Yet?
Sources: Advances in Neonatal Care
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Published: Apr 2014
ANCC 3.0 CH
Description:This article has been approved by the National Association for Neonatal Nurses Certification Board for Category B credit toward recertification as an NNP.
Purpose of Activity:To become familiar with the pharmacologic effects of benzodiazepines that are used for infant sedation.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Recognize the assessment of sedation in the neonate.
- Identify the pharmacokinetics of benzodiazepines (BZDs) in the neonate.
- Identify the use of benzodiazepines (BZDs) in the neonate.
The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.