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Digital Seminar

Diagnosis to Transition: Comprehensive Management of Neonatal Heart Defects

Angela Gooden, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, NEA-BC
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Audio and Video
Dec 13, 2022
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In neonates, a comprehensive approach to the management of known or suspected cardiac defects is critical to ensuring diagnosis and management.  In this session, both right and left heart lesions will be covered to include early recognition, initial resuscitation and stabilization, systematic evaluation, and knowledge of immediate and long-term management strategies. Be prepared to ensure the best possible patient outcomes.


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Angela Gooden, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, NEA-BC's Profile

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Angela Gooden DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, NEA-BC, is a pediatric nurse practitioner with dual certification and expertise in pediatric cardiology, is the Director of Advanced Practice Providers at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Gooden has a special interest in reducing morbidity and mortality for infants born with complex congenital heart defects who require staged palliative surgical interventions. Additionally, in her leadership role, Ms. Gooden is focused on promoting the advanced practice role through advocacy, organizational engagement, professional development, and mentorship.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Angela Gooden has employment relationships with Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, and Texas Children's Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Angela Gooden is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Texas Nurse Practitioners.

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  1. Outline the incidence and prevalence of neonatal cardiac defects.
  2. Describe nuances of transitional physiology in neonates.
  3. Detail initial resuscitation, stabilization, and evaluation strategies.
  4. Categorize critical congenital cardiac lesions and establish basic plans for immediate and long-term management.


  • Incidence and prevalence of neonatal cardiac defects
    • The rate of cardiac defects for live births in the United States per year
    • The incidence and prevalence of critical cardiac defects
    • Pre/post-natal diagnosis
  • Nuances of transitional physiology in neonates
    • Review fetal versus neonatal shunts
    • Compare and contrast associated signs and symptoms
    • Identify red flags
  • Late presentation resuscitation, stabilization, and evaluation strategies
    • Recognize clinical signs of late presentation
    • Establish immediate goals of treatment and stabilization
    • Review evaluation tools
  • Critical congenital cardiac lesions
    • Establish basic plans for immediate intervention including type and timing of surgical or catheter-based procedures
    • Review lesion-specific pre/perioperative management
    • Establish basic plans for long-term management and natural history of outcomes

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Other Professions


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