• Fact Sheet
  • May 30, 2019

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Neonate PLS Course Detail

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a serious condition of the newborn characterized by brain injury due to hypoxia that occurs during labor or delivery. HIE can result in infant mortality or long-term disability. Prompt recognition and treatment of HIE is crucial to improving the neonate’s outcome.

  • Explain the pathophysiology and identified risk factors of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
  • Describe the clinical presentation of HIE.
  • Explain the diagnostic studies used to confirm the presence of HIE.
  • Outline the current standards of practice for managing and caring for the neonate with mild, moderate or severe HIE, including therapeutic hypothermia.
  • Explain the long-term neurological implications of HIE.
Key Features
  1. Patient scenario knowledge checks throughout the course 
  2. Printable job aid for just-in-time training
  3. Engaging images and learner interactions
Quick Facts
  1. ReleasedJune 2017
  2. Approved for 0.7 CNE contact hours
  3. Length of course is 47 minutes
  4. Appropriate for clinicians working in the NICU/PICU, Educators, Graduate Nurses, Occupational and Respiratory Therapists
  5. Part of our Intermediate NICU library.

Children's Hospital Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NOTE: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems. If you are interested, please check with your organization’s learning staff or contact Patty Kohn to learn more.