Courses by Program

**Most Requested: Caring for Babies and Their Families - NICU Program for RN, NNP

This is the primary 7-hour program that will provide Continuing Education Credits for NURSES and NEONATAL NURSE PRACTITIONERS.
Online Curriculum for Caring for Babies Program [Top]
There are 7 1-hour courses in the Caring for Babies NICU Program plus a brief Introduction with information about the Program.
Course Bundle

*Caring for Babies and Their Families - the Program for NICU RN/NNPs

$70.00
Program for RNs, NNPs; completion of the program provides 8 CEUs.
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2-Welcome and Introduction to Caring for Babies

ID: 0001
Free
Learn about overall objectives for these courses.
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3-Providing Emotional Support to NICU Parents

ID: 0002
$10.00
This course will help learners understand why NICU parents need emotional support, and provide tools and skills necessary to provide it to them.
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4-Communication Skills for NICU Staff

ID: 0003
$10.00
What you will learn include ways in which healthcare providers can improve their communication with NICU parents; important principles of delivering unexpected or bad news to families; ways to communicate with parents that demonstrate your role as a coach and facilitator, rather than just an “expert;” important principles of delivering trauma-informed care; ways providers can deliver culturally sensitive communication, culturally competent care, and identify potentially better practices.
1 Hour
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6-Peer-to-Peer Support in the NICU

ID: 0005
$10.00
Discover what peer support is and why it is important to offer it; what are the methods of providing peer support; how do you select and train peer mentors; how should your hospital work with your peer support program; what to offer parents if you don't have your own peer support program.
1 Hour
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5-Family-Centered Developmental Care - NICU

ID: 0004
$10.00
Learn how families can be incorporated into the NICU care team; how NICU staff can facilitate parents’ roles as parents; understand the benefits of skin-to-skin contact to baby and mother; understand the relationship between maternal depression and infant development; and identify potentially better practices for family-centered developmental care.
1 Hour
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7-Palliative and Bereavement Care in the NICU

ID: 0006
$10.00
Learn to identify the key differences between palliative and bereavement care; benefits of palliative care to parents and staff; various components of a palliative and bereavement care program; and potentially better practices.
1 Hour
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8-Discharge Planning and Follow-Up Support - NICU

ID: 0007
$10.00
Discover important ways in which discharge planning contributes to a family’s emotional well-being; ways to provide parents with emotional support during the discharge planning process and beyond; things NICU staff can do to help parents arrange medical follow-up; roles of home visitors; and identification of potentially better practices.
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9-Supporting Staff as They Support Families - NICU

ID: 0008
$10.00
Learn to identify important factors of staff support in the care of families and their infants in the NICU; symptoms of compassion fatigue, burnout and vicarious traumatization in NICU staff and identification of their adverse effects on patient care; elements of staff support that can help staff minimize the development of compassion fatigue and burnout; the importance of bullying and how to manage it; positive self-care habits and techniques that support staff in maintaining work-life balance; and potentially better practices for staff support.
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9a-Post-Script

ID: 0009
Free
Learn how this program was created; information about content creators and "Experts by Experience" (parents); what your NICU should do next; survey for providing feedback.
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