L072723 Neonatal APP Boot Camp - 1 day course

Minneapolis, MN US
July 27, 2023

This program prepares the Advanced Practice Provider (APP), either NNP or PA, or NICU Hospitalists, to utilize best practices in procedural skills and leadership and communication skills. The class utilizes simulation-based mastery learning (SBML) to help the participant solidify skills necessary for onboarding. SBML allows all learners the opportunity to achieve learning outcomes with an individualized amount of time required based on learner needs,

The program goal: Upon completion of the neonatal boot camp, NNPs/PAs/Hospitalists will solidify skills essential to the onboarding to practice as an APP.


Target Audience

Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NNP), Physician Assistants (PA), and NICU Hospitalists with NICU APP experience will complete a one-day Neonatal boot camp as part of the orientation process.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate leadership and communication skills (e.g. TeamSTEPPs and NRP behavioral skills) during simulated multiple resuscitation/stabilization scenarios.
  • Demonstrate minimum passing standard outlined on the assessment tool for leadership and communication during resuscitation/stabilization in the simulated environment
  • Demonstrate minimum passing standard for chest tub insertion
  • Demonstrate minimum passing standard for intubation
  • Demonstrate minimum passing standard for umbilical line placement
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.75 ANCC
  • 6.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/27/2023 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
07/27/2023 - 4:00pm CDT







Demo and Deliberate Practice:

Chest tubes


Umbilical Lines


Sterile technique



Bladder tap



Peripheral Arterial Lines


11:30- 12:00 pm

Lunch break

12:00-1:45 pm


Deliberate Practice:

ELBW Delivery

Meconium Delivery







2:00-3:45 pm


Deliberate Practice:

Hydrops Scenario

Conflict Resolution Scenarios



3:45-4:00 pm

Wrap up and Evaluation

Children's Minnesota Simulation Center - Minneapolis
2525 Chicago Ave. S.
4th Floor Simulation Suite
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States

PRESENTERS/FACILITATORS: Brittany Dahlen, MSN, RN, CPN, NPD-BC, Monisha Husom, APRN, CNP, Heather Jaynes, APRN, CNP, Teri Johnson, APRN, CNP, Samrina Naqvi, MD, MHA, CHSE and Samreen Vora, MD, MHAM, FACEP


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Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Children’s Minnesota takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific interest of its accredited continuing education events.

Credit Statement:


Children’s Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


Children's Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This program offers 6.75 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.75 ANCC
  • 6.75 Attendance
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