The Neonatal Resuscitation Program teaches an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn. In order to further knowledge in the area of neonatal resuscitation, the NRP Steering Committee participates in the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation’s (ILCOR), Neonatal Delegation to develop Evidence-based Guidelines, in addition to supporting the NRP Research Grant program.

The Mortality and Morbidity Data for Infants with Extremely Low Birthweights (ELBW) and the Morbidity Pie Charts lead to a compilation of relevant data for Lesson 9 on Ethics and Care at the End of Life. The data is intended to assist the practitioner when counseling parents about resuscitation options at the margin of viability.