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Neonatal Procedures During Fellows Orientation

Fellow's Orientation simulationDescription

Learners refresh their knowledge through video modules and demonstrate technical skills for common and uncommon neonatal procedures during in-class simulation exercises, such as: endotracheal intubation, surfactant administration, umbilical vessel catheterization, intraosseous placement, needle thoracentesis, chest tube placement, PICC insertion, PICC dressing changes, exchange transfusion, paracentesis, pericardiocentesis, etc.


University of Rochester Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellows, NICU APPs and neonatologists

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the indications, contraindications and precautions of performing different NICU procedures
  • Correctly perform the steps of each procedure
  • Identify the pertinent information when communicating the different procedures to a parent


Please contact the Course Directors for dates.

Courses occur during the summer months.


Information will be provided with course registration.

Course Directors