Helping Babies Breathe Course

hosted by: Nicholas Comninellis, MD, MPH, DIMPH

November 11 2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Building ED 310/311

Meeting Overview

One million newborns die each year from respiratory distress. Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is an evidence-based educational program to teach basic neonatal resuscitation techniques to healthcare professionals, who will in turn teach these skills for midwives and birth attendants in low-resource locations.

Session 1
9:00-9:45 Maternal-Newborn Health Overview

Session 2
9:55-10:30 Newborn resuscitation basic skills and skills exams

Session 3
10:40-11:15 Newborn resuscitation advanced skills and skills exams
Ventilation techniques with bag and mask

Session 4
11:25-12:00 Teaching HBB in low-resource settings


Tim Myrick, MD, DTMH
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Nicholas Comninellis MD, MPH, DIMPH
Dean, Institute for International Medicine, 816-520-6900