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This second of a 4-part series focuses on the final four Fundamental Knowledge components: perinatal medical history, NICU equipment, ethical considerations in the NICU, and neonatal therapy assessment tools. This series will be perfect for NTs studying for the Neonatal Therapy Certificate Exam and for those beginning to establish competency by 1) laying a foundation of fundamental knowledge, 2) closing gaps within core competencies, and 3) assuring both fundamental knowledge and core competency knowledge are applied during NICU interventions.
- Recognize what components of the perinatal history are most relevant to NT practice.
- Determine the impact of NICU equipment used in both the micro- and macro-environments on premature infant development.
- Identify the indications and contraindications for use of NICU equipment and products.
- Relate professional codes of ethics to the direct provision of neonatal therapy in the advanced practice area of the NICU.
- Determine appropriate use of age-appropriate formal and informal assessment tools.
- Analyze the components and format of key assessment instruments used in the NICU and NICU follow-up clinic.
PTs, OTs and SLPs. This series will be great for NTs studying for the Neonatal Therapy Certificate Exam and for those beginning to establish competency.
1 hour 30 minutes:
The Neonatal Medical History
Maternal History Components, Relevance and Application
Infant History Components, Relevance and Application
Prenatal, Perinatal, Postnatal
- Physiologic Processes of Comorbidities
- Diagnostic Exams
- Laboratory Tests
- Medications & Side Effects
- Enteral Feeding History
- Abbreviations & Acronyms
Equipment in the NICU – Including indications/contraindications for use and implications for NT practice
Positioning & Handling Products
Sensory Input/Regulation Products
Feeding Equipment and Products
Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale
Assessment of Preterm Infant Behavior
NICU Network Neurobehavioral Scale
2 Hours 24 minutes:
Assessment Tools – continued
Neurobehavioral Assessment of the Preterm Infant
Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program – Naturalistic Observation of Newborn Behavior
Test of Infant Motor Performance
Alberta Infant Motor Scale
Neuromotor Behavioral Assessment
Hammersmith Neonatal Neurological Examination
Prechtl General Movements Assessment
Early Feeding Skills Assessment
Neonatal Eating Outcome Assessment
Infant Driven Feeding Scales
Neonatal Oral Motor Assessment Scale
Ethical Considerations for Neonatal Therapy Practice
What our governing organizations outline
Applying outlined principals to the NICU population and culture.
Anjanette Lee, MS, CCC/SLP, CNT, NTMTC has over 25 years’ experience in the NICU, receiving NIDCAP certification in 1999 and then helping her NICU’s quality improvement team incorporate family centered, neuroprotective, and neuropromotive care practices as standards of care. As an imbedded NICU therapist, she is passionate about sharing knowledge with and utilizing all members of the neonate’s care team to support best neurodevelopmental outcomes. As a result, Anjanette provides ongoing education and mentorship for other Neonatal Therapists and NICU staff both within her hospital system and across the nation. Anjanette is certified in Neonatal Touch & Massage and was one of the first Certified Neonatal Therapists in the nation. She has co-authored chapters in Kenner & McGrath’s 1st edition of Developmental Care of Newborns & Infants, and Case-Smith & O’Brien’s 7th edition of Occupational Therapy for Children. She serves as co-leader of the National Association of Neonatal Therapists Professional Collaborative and has co-authored NANT’s Neonatal Therapy Core Scope of Practice and Practice Competencies for the Neonatal Therapist. Anjanette also serves on the NANT national conference planning committee and is part of the teaching faculty for the NANT Ignite program.
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This course meets the criteria for 4 contact hours (0.4 CEUs) Intermediate Level. License #_________
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 07658. This Distance Learning-Independent course is offered at 4 contact hours 0.4 CEUs. (Intermediate level, Foundational Knowledge). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 4 units. Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker – 4.5 hrs. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners. ASHA CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the CEU Participant Form from the ASHA. Approved CE Provider for up to 0.4 ASHA CEU’s. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures. Application has been made to the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Application has been made to Illinois EI Training Program. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 4.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 4.5 contact hours (0.45 CEUs). Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY, OK and TX. The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA. 4.5 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification. This course meets the criteria for 4 hours that can be applied toward the Neonatal Therapy National Certification.
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