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Content Author:
Marthe Kubwimana
Date: 11 July 2019

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Marthe Kubwimana introduces the non-electric infant warmer. She outlines the circumstances when an infant warmer is useful, how it can prevent hypothermia, and how it can be used to complement Kangaroo Mother Care. She also describes the

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Date: 7 June 2019

This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers cardiology. Dr. Emmanuel Rusingiza discusses the diagnosis and management of patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants. By the end of this chapter, participants will be able to:

-Identify two presenting symptoms of a

Content Author:
Merab Nyishime RN, CO, MSc
Date: 5 June 2019

In this chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol, Merab Nyishime will discuss discharge planning. She outlines the four assessments that should be made when deciding whether to discharge a patient, the danger signs that would prevent discharge, examples of infants that would require

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Date: 23 May 2019

In this video, Dr. Anne Hansen, Medical Director of the Neonatal ICU at Boston Children’s Hospital, outlines challenges facing today’s physicians and nurses in Rwanda as they care for newborns. She also introduces a non-electric infant warmer and outlines the benefits of its use in dealing with

Content Author:
Stephenson Musiime MD
Date: 25 April 2019

This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers infectious diseases. Dr. Stephenson Musiime discusses the risk factors, diagnosis, and management of diseases like sepsis, urinary tract infection, meningitis, and more, for both mothers and neonates. By the end of the chapter,

Content Author:
Nina Gold MD
Date: 12 July 2018

Quick Concepts are short videos that describe a key physiological or theoretical concept, or demonstrate a brief procedure. In this video, the viewer will learn to assess for hip dysplasia in a newborn, using the Barlow and Ortolani maneuvers. 

Initial publication: July 11, 2018.

Content Author:
Nina Gold MD
Date: 11 July 2018

Quick Concepts are short videos that describe a key physiological or theoretical concept, or demonstrate a brief procedure. In this video, the viewer will learn to assess three primitive reflexes in a newborn as part of a comprehensive newborn neurologic exam: the Moro reflex, the palmar grasp

Content Author:
Sadath Sayeed MD, JD
Date: 8 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Sadath Sayeed discusses the ethical questions surrounding scarce resource allocation in the ICU setting for both adult and pediatric patients. 

Initial publication: June 8, 2018. 

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Date: 1 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Andrea Moscatelli discusses the pathophysiology of persistent pulmonary hypertension in the newborn, PPHN. 

Initial publication: June 1, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Megan Connelly MD
Date: 25 May 2018

In this video, the viewer will learn the differential diagnosis for newborn respiratory distress, and the epidemiology, pathophysiology, presentation, diagnosis, and management of the most common etiologies.

Initial publication: May 25, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Francois Biziyaremye RN
Date: 9 May 2018

In this video, Francois Biziyaremye, RN, and MCH Program Manager of Partners in Health, outlines important considerations in the thermoregulation of a newborn. 

Initial publication: May 9, 2018.

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Content Author:
Nina Gold MD
Date: 3 May 2018

In this video, the viewer will learn the key aspects of the newborn physical exam, and how to distinguish between normal and abnormal findings. 

Initial Publication: May 3, 2018.

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Content Author:
Diane Gashumba MD, MMed, Francois Biziyaremye RN
Date: 9 March 2018

In this video, Dr. Diane Gashumba introduces the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol online course, and Francois Biziyaremye presents the key aspects in routine care of the well newborn.

Initial publication: March 9, 2018.

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Date: 25 January 2018

In this final module, to test the learner’s knowledge, Dr. Barbara Philipp asks 25 questions and provides the correct answers.

Initial publication: January 25, 2018.

Date: 23 January 2018

In this module, Dr. Philipp reviews the definition and benefits of rooming-in.

Initial publication: January 23, 2018.

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Date: 23 January 2018

Mary Foley describes an infant’s ability to self attach to the breast, components of a good latch, and biological nurturing, also known as laid back breastfeeding.

Initial publication: January 23, 2018.

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Date: 22 January 2018

Mary Foley explains why hand expression is important and teaches how to hand express.

Initial publication: January 22, 2018.

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Date: 22 January 2018

Mary Foley reviews the anatomy of the breast and how lactation works.

Initial publication: January 22, 2018.

Date: 18 January 2018

In this module, Dr. Philipp discusses how to answer the question, “Is it safe to breastfeed if a mother is taking a certain medication?”

Initial publication: January 18, 2018.

 

Date: 17 January 2018

In this module, Dr. Barbara L. Philipp discusses four Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative topics: training, pacifiers, the NICU, and exclusivity.

Initial publication: January 17, 2018.