Infection Prevention in NICU

1 Hour
English, Հայերեն
Credit (s)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Examine the background, etiology, and definitions of infections found in neonates
  • Provide a review of common pathogens and routes of infection
  • Review general guidelines for preventing infections in neonates, specifically in the critical care setting
  • Provide infection prevention guidelines for environments with limited resources


Intended Audience:

This online course is designed for pediatricians, family physicians, pediatric nurses, neonatologists, and neonatal nurses.


The online course “Infection Prevention” equips healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to prevent infections, focusing on neonates. Participants learn about common neonatal infections, pathogens, and routes of transmission. The course provides guidelines for infection prevention in critical care settings and offers practical strategies for resource-limited environments. By completing this course, healthcare professionals enhance patient safety and reduce infection risks in neonatal care and other healthcare settings.

Assessment and Earning CME Credit:

To receive CME credit for this episode in Armenia, you must take the CME quiz at the end of this course. You have 3 chances to get a 70% to pass. Once you pass the quiz, we will send your information to the Armenian Ministry of Health for credits.

Erin Mounger, DNP, NNP-BC, RNC-NIC

Erin Mounger, DNP, NNP-BC, RNC-NIC

Erin Mounger is a highly experienced Registered Nurse with over 18 years of expertise. With a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree specializing in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist, they have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a commitment to maternal and child health advocacy. Having served as a Director of NICU and Special Care Nursery at Hoag Hospital Presbyterian and Clinical Manager at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, she possesses extensive management experience overseeing Level 3 and Level 4 NICUs and a Special Care Nursery. She is recognized internationally as a speaker on Maternal Child Health and has contributed to the field as a published author. She has also served as a Clinical Specialist for highly ranked NICUs, a consultant for the Armenian Eye Care Project, and an educator in academic settings with over 250 employees under their supervision. As a dedicated healthcare professional, Erin brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to any setting, consistently striving for excellence in delivering compassionate care and improving outcomes in neonatal healthcare.