The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program has been designed for the period following resuscitation of the newborn until care is transferred to the neonatal transport team or members of the neonatal ICU team. This mnemonic based tool focuses on the post-resuscitation care of sick neonates including physical assessment, problem recognition, and patient management. The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program is a concise, directive tool to help maternal/child healthcare providers to organize the myriad of details and interventions necessary to provide care to a sick and/or premature infant. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of the class the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate IV therapy including fluid rates, glucose monitoring, and emergency treatment of hypoglycemia.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of special temperature needs of infants and the detrimental effects of severe hypothermia.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of signs and symptoms of respiratory distress, indications for intubation, assisting with intubation, and securing the endotracheal tube.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of how to evaluate, recognize, and treat shock.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of pre-transport lab evaluation, including CBC interpretation and treatment of suspected neonatal infection.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of the family’s emotional needs and reactions during the crisis surrounding the birth of a sick infant.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and pre-hospital providers who manage post-resuscitation and /or pretransport care of sick newborns.


5.5 contact hours


Pre-registration is required. Participants are required to read and study the S.T.A.B.L.E. Transport Education Program Learner Manual and complete the S.T.A.B.L.E. pretest. Manual and pretest will be mailed prior to the start of the course. This program will include a complete review of material, plenty of question and answer time, and testing.

Dates and Times

Class time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Flagstaff Medical Center

  • February 5, 2024
  • May 14, 2024
  • August 20, 2024
  • November 21, 2024

Verde Valley Medical Center: 

  • March 28, 2024
  • June 18, 2024
  • September 24, 2024
  • December 3, 2024


The courses will be held in the Education Center located in the Courtyard Plaza on the east side of Verde Valley Medical Center, 269 S. Candy Lane.

FMC, the courses will be held in the Northern Arizona Healthcare Training Center, located at the west end of the Fort Valley Shopping Center, 1000 N. Humphreys, Suite 241-242.


$120.00 Non-NAH Employee
$110.00 NAH Employee


To register online, please click the appropriate registration button on this page under “Event Details.”

To register by mail or fax, download the class brochure and complete the application form. The class brochure is available on this page under “Event Links and Documents.” 

Mail completed registration application to: Northern Arizona Healthcare Education Department 1200 North Beaver Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

You also may fax your registration to 928-773-2430.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available less a $75.00 administration fee. No refund is issued if cancellation occurs within five business days of the course.

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Event Contact

NAH Education Department

(928) 773-2491