Neonatal Nursing Education Briefs

Improving Neonatal Skin Care

Purpose and Goal: CNEP #2110

  • Learn about the characteristics of neonatal skin.
  • Learn about the risks of neonatal skin injury in the NICU.

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.


  • July 2019 – July 2021

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the structure and function of skin.
  • Describe the unique structure of neonatal skin.
  • Describe 2 options for preventing skin injury in the NICU.

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