Case 10

Neonatology ICU #1

This video is designed for neonatal resuscitation teams caring for a newborn delivered of a COVID-19+ mother, who DO NOT have access or are not using an adjacent resuscitation room attached to the birthing room OR.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Safely Don and Doff the appropriate PPE for airborne precautions in the OR
  2. Successful neonatal resuscitation, with attention to purposeful HR allocation and equipment needs
  3. Explore the logistics of transferring a clean isolette and neonate into the NICU.

Case author: Sarah L. Lawrence, MD (Site Chief, NICU, TOH, General Campus; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa)

Actors: Elissa Renaud, RN (Neonatology); Claudia Lafleche, RRT; Caroline Lacroix, RN (Neonatology);  Nadya Ben Fadel, MD (Neonatologist)

Special thanks to: Mireille Nemer, RN (Nurse Educator, Neonatology); Emily Reuvers, RN (Clinical Care Leader, Neonatology); Rena Fulton, RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist); Janet Brintnell (Clinical Manager, Neonatology)

Directed by: Glenn Posner, MD  (Medical Director, The Ottawa Hospital Simulation Patient Safety Program) and Kaitlin Endres (uOttawa medical student)

Edited by: Glenn Posner, MD  (Medical Director, The Ottawa Hospital Simulation Patient Safety Program)

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