Course Description: This course will review general guidelines to consider when developing and applying handling interventions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The benefits of using manual contacts to support neuromotor development in preterm infants will be discussed, and the potential negative effects of applying incorrect augmented facilitation techniques will be reviewed.
Target Audience: OT, SLP, PT and neonatal professionals
Educational Level: Advanced
Instructional Methods: Recorded webinar, lecture, PowerPoint handouts, and recorded question and answer session. Learning assessment and course evaluation follow course.
Course Completion Requirements:
The learner must view the entire webinar, complete the course evaluation and complete the post webinar learning assessment with at least 80% to receive education credit. Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Following completion of this course physical therapists, nurses and other disciplines will receive a certificate of completion and a zip file containing information necessary to submit to their individual state for education credit. Zip file will include course bibliography. Physical therapists are responsible for knowing and adhering to their state’s deadlines, rules and regulations.