Neonatal Nursing Education Briefs

Diuretic Use in the Neonate

Purpose and Goal: CNEP #2082

  • Learn about the use of diuretics in neonates.
  • Learn about adverse effects that occur with diuretic use.

None of the planners, faculty or content specialists has any conflict of interest or will be presenting any off-label product use. This presentation has no commercial support or sponsorship, nor is it co-sponsored.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • Successfully complete the post-test.
  • Complete the evaluation form.


  • September 2018 – September 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the way diuretics work in the neonate
  • Describe the side effects of diuretic use in the neonate
  • Describe at least 2 diagnoses that benefit from diuretic use

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