Hot NICU Topics

Date & Time

Fri November 15, 2013 - 8:00 AM


Primary Children's Medical Center


Registration is limited to 100 people.


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To increase the knowledge and expertise of the neonatal intensive care nurses and multidisciplinary team who care for the neonate and their families. An emphasis will be placed on current issues and practices, patient outcomes and research as they relate to the conference topic.

Registration is limited to 100 people.

Event Location

Primary Children’s Medical Center
100 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Third Floor Auditorium
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Parking at Primary Children’s is reserved for patient families and clinical employees. Violators will be ticketed or towed. For conference attendees, covered offsite parking is available with a convenient TRAX connection directly to Primary Children’s Medical Center. Additional details will be provided in your confirmation letter.


7:15 am - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 am - 8:30 am Laurie Udy, BSN, RNC
8:30- 9:30 Exploring the Kidney, Function and Dysfunction
Tracy Karp, NNP-
  • Describe Kidney Physiology, and Pathophysiology
  • Recognize the difference between term and premature kidney function
  • Interpret lab values as they relate to kidney function  
9:30 - 10:30 Neonatal Hypertension
Justin Stiers, MD (neonatology fellow)
  • Describe neonatal hypertension
  • Identify renal causes for hypertension
  • Summarize common treatment/management modalities
10:30 - 10:45 BREAK 
10:45 - 12:00 Acute Kidney Injury in the Neonatal Patient
Meredith Seamon, MD (pediatric nephology)
  • Review the clinical criteria for acute kidney injury
  • Identify signs and symptoms of acute kidney injury
  • Discuss the management strategies for the neonatal patient  

Event Contact Information

For more information regarding the workshop please contact:

Laurie Udy, BSN, RNC
Surgical Support Expanded Role
Primary Children’s Medical Center, NICU

For more information regarding registration please contact:
Kaelyn Fife, BS
Pediatric Education Services
Primary Children’s Medical Center

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