Rebecca Lessard NP Pediatrics Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fargo ND

Rebecca Lessard, NP

An Awarded Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Rebecca Lessard, NP, is a nurse practitioner specializing in pediatrics with a neonatal-prenatal medicine emphasis. 

In conjunction with the neonatologists and other team members, Lessard is responsible for the day-to-day care management of critically ill neonates for the in-patient NICU.

The conditions that Lessard helps treat are:

  • Apnea of prematurity
  • Developmental Support
  • Gastrointestinal Surgical Emergencies (NEC, TE fistula, diaphragmatic hernia, etc)
  • Genetic and Metabolic Disorders
  • Hematologic conditions (hydrops, erythroblastosis fetalis, hyperbilirubinemia, etc)
  • NAS and Withdrawal Management
  • Neonatal/Infant Chronic Care and Chronic Respiratory Support Management
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Nutrition and Feeding Support/Management
  • Prematurity, 23 to 37 weeks gestation
  • Perinatal Depression/Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
  • Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Neonate
  • Respiratory Distress/Failure
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Resuscitation and stabilization at birth

Lessard was also awarded the Guardian Angel Award in 2018 for her dedicated nursing work.

 

Speaks: English

Specialties

  • Children's - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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