International Guest Speaker Presentation – Pain treatment in newborns: Past, present and future
Please join us on Wednesday, October 12th at 12 noon for a presentation by international guest speaker Denise Harrison, RN, RM, PhD.
(please note that this presentation is in English only)
Pain treatment in newborns: Past, present and future
Denise Harrison is a professor in the Department of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Australia. She leads the Be Sweet to Babies program of research, which focuses on pain management for neonates and infants in partnership with parents and clinicians.
From 2011 to 2020, Denise was the inaugural Nursing Research Chair at the University of Ottawa and Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Canada. Her team co-produced a series of publicly accessible videos in multiple languages demonstrating use of evidence-based newborn pain management. Videos include:
- parent-targeted, showing heel lancing and venipuncture while babies are being breastfed, held skin-skin and given sucrose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L43y0H6XEH4&feature=youtu.be)
- series of vaccination videos showing breastfeeding and sucrose during vaccination
- clinician-targeted demonstrating best ergonomics for performing heel lancing while babies are being breastfed or held skin-skin (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpZNwP7bnkg&feature=youtu.be)
Denise continues her work in Australia, in partnership with parents, clinicians and healthcare organizations.
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