Continuing medical education: Update on newborn infections

Speakers from Norton Children’s Neonatology and the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics will present the latest recommendations and practice guidelines for common infectious complications affecting newborn infants. Dinner will be served.

This activity is intended for physicians and advanced practice providers in pediatrics, family medicine and neonatology.


The registration deadline is May 17. To register, go to, select the “CME Activities” link and search for the activity by date, or scan the QR code.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

5 p.m.: Registration and dinner

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Program

Norton Healthcare Learning Center
Suite 200
9500 Ormsby Station Road
Louisville, Kentucky

Learning objectives

  1. Use the Early-Onset Sepsis (EOS) calculator to determine the risk of sepsis and need for treatment in newborn infants at 34 weeks’ or longer gestation.
  2. Identify which infants are eligible for prophylaxis against influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
  3. Discuss treatment strategies for at-risk populations after diagnosis of influenza and RSV.
  4. Describe the potential sequela and needed follow-up for an infant exposed to herpes simplex virus (HSV) or cytomegalovirus (CMV) during the perinatal period.
  5. Define the management of infants exposed to hepatitis A, B or C during the perinatal period.

Continuing education


Accreditation: Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For information related to CME, contact the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education at (502) 446-5955 or


Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Approved Provider: Norton Healthcare, provider number 4-0002-12-20-051. The program has been approved by Norton Healthcare for 3.2 contact hours which expires 12/31/2020. KBN approval of a continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Nursing participants must attend the entire program and complete the evaluation to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be given.

For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC, at (502) 446-5889 or

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