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POCT Best Practice Sharing in Maternity and Neonatal

POCT Best Practice Sharing in Maternity and Neonatal

Summary

Interested in improving hospital care for Mothers & Babies?

Hear from leading Physicians and POC Coordinators in this educational webinar on the applications of Point-of-Care Testing in Maternity & Neonatal Care Units.

Key Topics

The topics covered by the expert speakers include:

  • The Highs and Lows of Neonatal Glucose Testing at Waitematā by Stephanie Williams
  • Quality Care for The Healthy and Sick Neonate Using Point-of-Care Testing by Dr. Karthik Nagesh, MD, FRCPCH (U.K.), FNNF, FIAP

Learning Objectives

The Highs and Lows of Neonatal Glucose Testing:
  • Overview of Neonatal Care at Waitematā DHB in New Zealand
  • Preventing and managing neonatal hypoglycaemia
  • Neonatal glucose testing and minimizing uncertainties in measurement
  • Learnings from implementing point-of-care testing
Quality Care for The Healthy and Sick Neonate Using Point-of-Care Testing:
  • Identify key parameters in the diagnosis and management of critically ill newborns
  • Differentiate between traditional and point-of-care approaches to blood gas testing in infants
  • Evaluate the challenges and progress made in neonatal intensive care
  • Learn best practices in managing critical care situations in infants

Moderator

Dr. Chris Davlantes
Senior Director of Global Medical Affairs, Abbott Point of Care

Speakers

Dr. Karthik Nagesh
Chairman & HOD, Neonatology – NICUs, Manipal Hospitals Group (MHEPL) - Bangalore, India

Stephanie Williams
Point of Care Testing Coordinator, Waitematā District Health Board, Auckland - New Zealand

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