Family Centered Developmental Course
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Identify five ways that families can be incorporated into the NICU care team.
How can the NICU staff make parents feel welcome?
What about parents attending rounds?
What kind of access are parents allowed?
What is family-integrated care?
Describe three ways that NICU staff can facilitate parents' roles as parents.
When should parents be involved in their baby's care?
What is the "teach back" method?
What are some models of parent education?
What can we do to facilitate parent-baby bonding and attachment?
Identify three benefits of skin-to-skin contact to baby and mother.
What are some of the physiologic benefits to baby?
What are some of the emotional benefits to mother?
Describe one relationship between maternal depression and the baby's development.
What are the effects on the baby's cognitive development? Behavioral regulation? Growth?
How do depressed mothers interact with their babies?
Describe three positive benefits that single family rooms have on the NICU baby's development.
What benefits do single family rooms have on breastfeeding rates?
What benefits do single family rooms have on infant language development?
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Identify three Potentially Better Practices for Family-Centered Developmental Care.
How can we involve parents as full partners in the NICU?
How can staff mentor parents in the care of their baby?
What is the role of occupational, physical, and speech therapists in developmental care?
*Completing this course will provide the participant with 1 CEU or 1 CME based on licensure
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National Perinatal Association