Sandy Sundquist Beauman, MSN, RNC-NIC is a neonatal clinical nurse specialist with over 30 years experience in neonatal nursing and more than 20 years in public speaking and presentations. She has worked in both level II and level III neonatal units as staff, transport nurse, training specialist and clinical nurse specialist. Sandy enjoys sharing her expertise with others and has presented at local, regional and national conferences. Her class evaluations are consistently positive and she is praised for her practical information provided in the care of newborns for both labor and delivery, post-partum and all levels of newborn care nurses. Sandy's particular areas of interest include infusion therapy, including placement of central catheters, infection prevention, skin and wound care, the late preterm infant and associated care and pain assessment and management in the neonatal patient.
CNS Consulting provides education and evaluation/asistance with practice changes and implementation.
A new program coming into your NICU?....hiring a large number of new staff?....preparing for a review by the Joint Commission or state regualtory agency?.....implementing a new program such as hypothermia, cardiac, surgery?...advancing the level of care provided by adding a delivery service, transport team, nurse run PICC team, lower birthweight infants or ventilator use?
We can provide assistance with planning for the change and/or implementation from writing policies and procedures to education to implementation and evauation.
The following are some courses currently available through CNS Consulting.
Prevention of Healthcare Associated Infection: Beyond CLABSI
Infusion Therapy: Percutaneously Inserted Catheter and Care in the Neonate
Neonatal Certification Review Course - can be offered at your facility
Preparation for certification through National Certification Corporation or Association of Critical Care Nurses
Next course will be offered at
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Sharp Mary Birch Hospital Neonatal Review Course - San Diego, CA
Handouts available here (username/password required)
Transport Team Training
Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor Course
(hosting facility receives a discount. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in hosting a class)