Neonatal Nursing Education Briefs

Managing Oxygen Therapy in the Neonate

Purpose and Goal: CNEP #2087

  • Learn about the effects of oxygen on the neonate.
  • Learn about the importance of minimizing oxygen exposure.

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.


  • November 2018 – November 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the harmful effects of oxygen therapy.
  • Describe the effects of oxygen free radical formation.
  • Identify 2 approaches for the prevention of oxygen toxicity.

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