This course will review some of the contributing factors within the NICU to the later outcome of the preterm infant. The awareness of these factors will guide the implementation of appropriate developmental interventions and strategies for the care of infant and mother within the unit. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on March 13, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL EITP/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; MD/0.1; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- The participant will be able to describe at least three factors that contribute to the outcome of the preterm infant.
- The participant will be able to list at least three developmentally supportive interventions that are utilized to reduce infant stress within the NICU.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three strategies to help families within the NICU.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|10-20 Minutes||Contributing factors to outcome|
|20-30 Minutes||Developmentally supportive strategies for the macro environment. Strategies for the microenvironment|
|30-40 Minutes||Movement repertoire|
|40-50 Minutes||Handling & positioning; Parental involvement|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Maureen Luther, B.Sc (PT) MA
Maureen has her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto and her Master of Arts in Special Education. She has received certification in several infant assessment tools including basic and advanced training in the Assessment of the Quality of General Movements. She is also certified in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT).
Maureen has worked with children with developmental challenges her entire professional career. She is presently a paediatric physiotherapist in the Neonatal Follow-up Clinic and in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center in Toronto,Ontario.
Maureen has delivered numerous presentations nationally and internationally on topics related to prematurity, developmentally supportive care within the NICU, and follow up outcomes and interventions.
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