Section 1 - Resuscitation    Section 2 - Admission/Transfer/Retrieval    Section 3 - General Care    

Section 4 - Thermoregulation    Section 5 - Imaging    Section 6 - Family and Development Care    

Section 7 - Palliative Care and Death    Section 8 - Fluids and Nutrition   

Section 9 - Vascular Access    Section 10 - Infection    Section 11 - Respiratory    

Section 12 - Cardiovascular    Section 13 - Neurology    Section 14 - Haematology    

Section 15 - Metabolic and Endocrine    Section 16 - Surgical    

Section 17 - Other Neonatal Conditions   Section 18 - Empty    Section 19 - Medications    

Section 20 - PD's and PCP's    Section 21 - Newborn Services Guidelines 

 

Section 1 - Resuscitation

Neonatal Resuscitaires: Oxygen supply in John Hunter Hospital Operating Suite Procedure
NICU Notification/Resuscitation request by Birthing Unit/Operating Suite


Section 2 - Admission/Transfer/Retrieval

Admission of babies to NICU, HDU and SCN
Neonatal patients in ED, PICU and Paediatric Wards at JHCH and at home on Home Midwifery Service (HMS)
Transfer of care from Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)


Section 3 - General Care

Aspeptic technique in NICU
Collaborative Nursing in NICU
Ekahau Tags in NICU
Immune Supportive Oral Care (ISOC) for Neonates in NICU/SCN
Minimum standard of nursing care and assessment in NICU/HD/SCN
Monitoring of the infant in NICU
Probiotics in preterm infants
Clinical Handover in NICU
Pain - assessment and management of pain in the neonate
Skin care guidelines for babies in NICU


Section 4 - Thermoregulation

Giraffe incubator in NICU
Thermoregulation of the Neonate in NICU


Section 5 - Imaging

MRI - Preparation and transfer of infant in NICU


Section 6 - Family and Developmental Care

Developmental care principles in NICU
Kangaroo Care in NICU
Partnership in Care in NICU
Positioning for the preterm or sick neonate in NICU
Ward Tours in NICU


Section 7 - Palliative Care and Death

Dying baby in NICU


Section 8 - Fluids and Nutrition

Enteral feeding-initiation, progression and methods
Parenteral nutrition in NICU
Expressed breast milk-freezing, storage and checking
Immune Supportive Oral Care (ISOC) for Neonates in NICU/SCN


Section 9 - Vascular Access

Central venous catheter management in NICU (excluding PICC, UAC or UVC lines)
Extravasation of IV in NICU
Intraosseous needling in NICU
Intravenous (IV) cannulation and care in NICU
PICC line insertion and management in NICU
Umbilical lines in NICU


Section 10 - Infection

Conjunctivitis in the neonate
Immunisation of the Preterm Infant
Late Onset Sepsis in the Neonate


Section 11 - Respiratory

Apnoea and Bradycardia management in NICU
Blood Gas interpretation in NICU
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) in NICU
Nasal cannula humidified flow in NICU
Neopuff IPPV through the Hudson Prong CPAP circuit in NICU
Nitric Oxide (iNO) Therapy in NICU for Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
Pneumothorax in NICU
Surfactant Administration in NICU
Transcutaneous Oxygen/Carbon Dioxide Monitoring in NICU
Volume Targeted Ventilation in NICU


Section 12 - Cardiovascular

Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) management in NICU
ECG Investigation in NICU
Cardiac Screening with Pulse Oximetry in NICU
Hypotension and poor circulation in neonates


Section 13 - Neurology 

EEG (amplitude integrated) monitoring in NICU
Neonatal Encephalopathy Management in NICU
Cooling for Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)


Section 14 - Haematology

Blood administration and blood products in NICU


Section 15 - Metabolic and Endocrine

Exchange Transfusion in NICU
Hypoglycaemia screening and management in NICU
Jaundice in the Neonate
Newborn screen test in NICU
Phototherapy in JHCH NICU and JHH Postnatal Wards
Thyroid Disorders in the Neonate


Section 16 - Surgical

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Management in the NICU
Gastroschisis in the Neonate
Hypospadius in the Newborn (NICU/SCN)
Omphalocoele in the Neonate
Surgery-Preparation and Care of Infant in NICU


Section 17 - Other Neonatal Conditions

Cleft Lip and Palate Management
Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) management in NICU
HIV exposed infant management
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) - Screening for and management of in NICU


Section 18 - Empty


Section 19 - Medications

Aciclovir
Adenosine
Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Bolus
Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Infusion
Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Nebulised
Alprostadil (Prostin) Drug Protocol
Amethocaine (Tetracaine) Drug Protocol
Amoxicillin (Amoxycillin)
Ampicillin Drug Protocol
Azithromycin (NICU) Drug Protocol
Beractant Drug Protocol
Caffeine Drug Protocol
Calcium Carbonate Drug Protocol
Calcium Chloride Drug Protocol
Cefazolin Drug Protocol
Cefotaxime Drug Protocol
Ceftazidime Drug Protocol
Cephalexin Drug Guideline
Colecalciferol/Cholecalciferol (Vitmain D3)
Cotrimoxazole (NICU) Drug Protocol
Curosurf Drug Protocol
Cycolpentolate Drug Protocol
Dexamethosone Drug Protocol
Diazoxide
Dobutamine Drug Protocol
Dopamine (NICU) Drug Protocol
Fentanyl Drug Protocol
Ferrous Sulphate Drug Protocol
Flucloxacillin Drug Guideline
Fluconazole Drug Protocol
FM85 - Breast Milk Fortifier Drug Protocol
Folic acid
Furosemide (Frusemide) Drug Protocol
Gentamicin Drug Guideline
Glucagon Drug Guideline
Heparin Drug Guideline
Hepatitis B Immune Globulin Drug Protocol
Hepatitis B Vaccination Drug Protocol
Hyalronidase Drug Protocol
Hydrochlorothiazide Drug Protocol
Hydrocortisone Drug Protocol
Imipenem Drug Protocol
Indomethacin Drug Protocol
Infanrix - Hexa Drug Protocol
Insulin Drug Protocol
Intragram Drug Protocol
Isoprenaline infusion
Levetiracetam
Lignocaine Drug Protocol
Meropenem Drug Protocol
Metronidazole Drug Protocol
Midazolam Drug Guideline
Milrinone Drug Protocol
Morphine Drug Protocol
Mupirocin Drug Protocol
Naloxone Drug Protocol
Noradrenaline (Norepinephrine) Drug Protocol
Omeprazole Drug Protocol
Paracetamol IV (Perfalgan) Drug Protocol
Penicillin (Benzyl Penicillin) Drug Guideline
Pentavite Drug Protocol
Phenobarbitone Drug Protocol
Phentolamine Drug Protocol
Phenylephrine HCL Drug Protocol
Phenytoin (Dilantin) Drug Protocol
Phosphate Drug Guideline
Piperacillin + Tazobactam Drug Protocol
Pneumococcal vaccine - Prevenar 13
Poractant alpha Drug Protocol
Potassium Acetate Drug Protocol
Prostin Drug Guideline
Ranitidine Drug Protocol
Rotavirus Vaccination Drug Protocol
Sildenafil Drug Protocol
Sodium Acetate Drug Protocol
Sodium Bicarbonate Drug Protocol
Sodium Chloride Drug Protocol
Sotalol Drug Protocol
Spironolactone Drug Protocol
Sucrose Solution 24% Drug Protocol
Teicoplanin Drug Guideline
Timolol maleate - Topical
Ursodeoxycholic Acid
Vancomycin Drug Guideline
Vecuronium Drug Protocol
Vitamin K (Phytomenadione) Drug Protocol


Section 20 - PD's and PCP's

Blood products administration for neonatal and paediatric patients - PCP
Bloodspot Screening for Newborns - PD
Breast Milk: Safe Management - PD
Clinical Care and Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant - PD
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Guidelines - PD
Neonatal Exchange Transfusions in NSW Guideline
Neonatal Minimisation of Early Onset of Group B Streptococcal (EOGBS) Infection - PD
Newborn Infants: Safe Oxygen Administration - PD
Pain Management: Procedure related pain in neonates - PD
Respiratory Maladaption to birth in newborn infants: Observation and Management - PD
Whole Body Cooling: Neonates with suspected moderate or severe Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy


Section 21 - Newborn Services Guidelines

Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Management

Neonatal Guidelines


Section 01 - Resuscitation
  Aciclovir Drug Protocol
  Neonatal Resuscitaires: Oxygen supply in John Hunter Hospital Operating Suite Procedure
  NICU Notification/Resuscitation request by Birthing Unit/Operating Suite
Section 02 - Admission/Transfer/Retrieval
  Admission of babies to NICU, HDU and SCN
  Neonatal patients in ED, PICU and Paediatric Wards at JHCH, and at home on Home Midwifery Service (HMS)
  Transfer Of Care from Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
Section 03 - General Care
  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family support in NICU
  Aseptic Technique in NICU Procedure
  Assessment and Management of pain in the Neonate
  Clinical Handover in NICU
  Collaborative Nursing in NICU Protocol
  Ekahau Tags in NICU
  Friday Grand Rounds in NICU
  Immune Supportive Oral Care (ISOC) for Neonates in NICU/SCN
  Minimum Standard of Nursing care and assessment in NICU/HDU/SCN
  Monitoring of the Infant in NICU
  Probiotics in Preterm Infants
  Skin care guidelines for babies in NICU
Section 04 - Thermoregulation
  Giraffe Incubator in NICU Guideline
  Thermoregulation of the Neonate in NICU
Section 05 - Imaging
  Head Ultrasound in NICU
  MRI - Preparation and transfer of infant in NICU Procedure
Section 06 - Family and Development Care
  Developmental Care Principles in NICU
  Kangaroo Care in NICU
  NICVIEW camera in NICU
  Partnership in Care in NICU
  Positioning for the preterm or sick neonate in NICU
  Ward Tours in NICU
Section 07 - Palliative Care and Death
  Dying baby in NICU Guideline
Section 08 - Fluids and Nutrition
  Enteral Feeding - Initiation, Progression and Methods
  Expressed Breast Milk - Freezing, Storage and Checking of - Guideline
  Parenteral Nutrition in NICU Guideline
Section 09 - Vascular Access
  Central Venous Catheter Management in NICU (Excluding PICC, UAC or UVC Lines)
  Extravasation of IV in NICU
  Intraosseous Needling in NICU
  Intravenous (IV) cannulation and care in NICU
  PICC Line Insertion and Management in NICU Guideline
  Umbilical lines in NICU
Section 10 - Infection
  Conjunctivitis in the Neonate
  Immunisation of the Preterm Infant
  Late Onset Sepsis in the Neonate
Section 11 - Respiratory
  Apnoea and bradycardia management in NICU
  Blood Gas interpretation in NICU
  Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) in NICU Guideline
  Nasal Cannula Humidified Flow in NICU Guideline
  Neopuff IPPV through Hudson Prong CPAP circuit in NICU
  Nitric Oxide (iNO) Therapy in NICU for Persistant Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn Guideline/Procedure
  Pneumothorax in NICU
  Surfactant Administration in NICU
  Surfactant Administration in NICU Guideline/Procedure
  Transcutaneous Oxygen/Carbon Dioxide Monitoring in NICU
  Volume targeted ventilation in NICU Guideline
Section 12 - Cardiovascular
  Cardiac Screening with Pulse Oximetry in NICU
  ECG investigation in NICU
  Hypotension and poor circulation in neonates
  Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) management in NICU Guideline
Section 13 - Neurology
  Cooling for Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
  EEG (amplitude integrated) monitoring in NICU
  Neonatal Encephalopathy Management in NICU
Section 14 - Haematology
  Blood administration and Blood products in NICU
Section 15 - Metabolic and Endocrine
  Exchange transfusion in NICU - Guideline/Procedure
  Hypoglycaemia Screening and Management in NICU
  Jaundice in the Neonate
  Newborn Screen Test in NICU
  Phototherapy in JHCH NICU and JHH Postnatal Wards
  Thyroid Disorders in the Neonate
Section 16 - Surgical
  Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Management in the Neonatal Unit
  Gastroschisis in the Neonate
  Hypospadius in the Newborn Guideline
  Omphalocoele in the Neonate
  Surgery - Preparation and Care of Infant in NICU
Section 17 - Other Neonatal Conditions
  Cleft Lip and Palate Management
  Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) management in NICU
  HIV exposed infant management
  Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) - Screening for and Management of in NICU
Section 19 - Medications
  Adenosine
  Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Bolus
  Adrenaline (Epinephrine) IV Infusion
  Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Nebulised
  Alprostadil (Prostin) Drug Protocol
  Amethocaine (Tetracaine) Drug Protocol
  Amoxicillin (Amoxycillin)
  Amphotericin B - Conventional
  Amphotericin B - Liposomal
  Ampicillin Drug Protocol
  Azithromycin (NICU) Drug Protocol
  Benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G)
  Beractant Drug Protocol
  Caffeine Drug Protocol
  Calcium (Oral)
  Calcium Chloride Drug Protocol
  Calcium Gluconate
  CeFAZolin Drug Protocol
  CeFAZolin Drug Protocol
  CeFAZolin Drug Protocol
  CefOTAXIME Drug Protocol
  CefOTAXIME Drug Protocol
  Ceftazidime Drug Protocol
  Cephalexin Drug Guideline
  Chloral Hydrate
  Cholecalciferol/Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)
  Cotrimoxazole (NICU) Drug Protocol
  Curosurf Drug Protocol
  Cyclomydril
  Cyclopentolate Drug Protocol
  Dexamethasone Drug Protocol
  Diazoxide
  Dobutamine Drug Protocol
  Dopamine (NICU) Drug Protocol
  Fentanyl Drug Protocol
  Ferrous Sulphate Drug Protocol
  Flucloxacillin Drug Guideline
  Fluconazole Drug Protocol
  FM85 - Breast milk fortifier Drug Protocol
  Folic acid
  Furosemide (Frusemide) Drug Protocol
  Gentamicin Drug Guideline
  Glucagon Drug Guideline
  Heparin Drug Guideline
  Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin Drug Protocol
  Hepatitis B Vaccination Drug Protocol
  Hyaluronidase Drug Protocol
  Hydrochlorothiazide Drug Protocol
  Hydrocortisone Drug Protocol
  Ibuprofen
  Imipenem + Cilastatin Drug Protocol
  Indomethacin (Indomethacin) Drug Protocol
  Infanrix - Hexa Drug Protocol
  Insulin for Hyperkalaemia
  Intragram Drug Protocol
  Isoprenaline infusion
  Levetiracetam
  Lignocaine Drug Guideline
  Magnesium Sulfate
  Meropenem Drug Protocol
  Metronidazole Drug Guideline
  Metronidazole Drug Protocol
  Midazolam Drug Guideline
  Milrinone Drug Protocol
  Morphine (Oral)
  Morphine (Parenteral)
  Mupirocin Drug Protocol
  Naloxone Drug Protocol
  Noradrenaline (Norepinephrine) Drug Protocol
  Nyastatin
  Omeprazole
  Pantoprazole
  Paracetamol
  Pentavite
  Phenobarbital (Phenobarbitone)
  Phentolamine Drug Protocol
  Phenylephrine HCL Drug Protocol
  Phenytoin (Dilantin) Drug Protocol
  Phosphate Drug Guideline
  Piperacillin + Tazobactam Drug Protocol
  Pneumococcal vaccine - Prevenar13 Drug Protocol
  Poractant alpha Drug Protocol
  Potassium Acetate Drug Protocol
  Prostin - Drug Guideline
  Ranitidine
  Rotavirus Vaccine Drug Protocol
  Salbutamol
  Sildenafil Drug Protocol
  Sodium Acetate Drug Protocol
  Sodium Bicarbonate
  Sodium Chloride
  Sodium Chloride 20%
  Sodium Chloride 23.4%
  Sodium Chloride 3%
  Sotalol Drug Protocol
  Spironolactone Drug Protocol
  Sucrose Solution 24% Drug Guideline
  Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim
  Teicoplanin Drug Guideline
  Timolol maleate - Topical
  Topiramate
  Ursodeoxycholic Acid
  Vancomycin Drug Guideline
  Vecuronium Drug Protocol
  Vitamin K1 (Phytomenadione)
Section 20 - PDs and PCPs
  Blood products administration for neonatal and paediatric patients - PCP
  Bloodspot Screening for Newborns Policy Directive
  Breast Milk: Safe Management Policy Directive
  Clinical Care and Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant - Policy Directive
  Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Management (Maternity and Newborn)
  Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Guidelines Policy Directive
  Neonatal Exchange Transfusions in NSW Guideline
  Neonatal Minimisation of Early Onset of oup B Streptococcal (EOGBS) Infection Policy Directive
  Newborn Infants - Safe Oxygen Administration
  Pain Management - Procedure Related, Neonates - Policy Directive
  Pain management of procedure related to neonates Policy Directive
  Respiratory Maladaption to Birth in newborn infants - observation and management - Policy Directive
  Whole Body Cooling - Neonates Suspected Moderate or Severe Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
Section 21 - Newborn Service Guidelines
  Maternity and Newborn – Resuscitation of the Newborn Infant
  Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Management (Maternity and Newborn)