The Neonatal Environment: Definition & Apgar Test


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The neonatal period is best defined as _____.

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1. The Apgar test is _____.

2. What are the five conditions evaluated by the Apgar test?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment covers the neonatal period and Apgar test and will test your knowledge of what the Apgar test is, scoring categories, and what the neonatal period is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of the neonatal period
  • An explanation of the Apgar test
  • The five conditions evaluated by the Apgar test
  • The meaning of a less-than-perfect score on the Apgar test
  • The response of a newborn indicated by a reflex Apgar score of 2

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as neonatal period and Apgar test
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the conditions evaluated by the Apgar test
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of Apgar scores

Additional Learning

Find out additional information concerning the Apgar with the associated video lesson entitled The Neonatal Environment: Definition & Apgar Test. With this lesson, you will accomplish these objectives:

  • Define the neonatal period and explain the importance of this period
  • Know what the Apgar test is and who invented it
  • Understand the conditions evaluated by the Apgar test and when the test is administered
  • Differentiate between the various Apgar scores and what each score shows about the newborn infant