Newborn Evaluations from an FNP Perspective Discussion Response

Initial discussion response should be 300 words. Response posts must demonstrate topic knowledge and scholarly engagement with peers. This is not the only criteria utilized for evaluation; substantive content is imperative. All questions in the topic must be addressed. Please proofread your response carefully for grammar and spelling. Do not upload any attachments. All responses need to be supported by a minimum of one scholarly resource. Journals and websites must be cited appropriately. In -text Citation and reference must adhere to APA format (6th Ed.).

Select ONE of the questions listed below and create a substantive initial post. Please post the question number you chose in the title of your post. (i.e. Question 2 parent history),Keep in mind the developmental stages.

  • What is routine health follow-up for a normal newborn? List the components of the newborn exam and what would be expected. Name two ‘red flags’ that you would want to follow closely in the newborn period. List any special tests or services you may consider recommending to the caregivers.
  • You have just finished seeing a 10 day old girl for newborn follow-up. Her mother is concerned because the infant has been stiffening up with eye rolling and her urine smells sweet. What are your initial thoughts? What information will you assess from the birth hospital? What are your treatment recommendations? What are the state requirements for your practice location regarding newborn screening results?
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