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"NICU Music Therapy"

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This webinar will delineate evidence-based music therapy in the NICU. Through an overview of relevant research and case studies, listeners will see how music therapy enhances the neurodevelopment of neonates and contributes to family-centered care. Music therapy plays a vital role in the neuroprotection of hospitalized infants, and optimal music therapy care relies on collaboration with other healthcare professionals concerned with neonatal development. Come learn about how music therapy works in the NICU and opportunities for interdisciplinary co-treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • 1

    Outline the differences between evidence-based music therapy, NICU-music therapy, and music-medicine

  • 2

    Describe how music therapy enhances the neurodevelopment of neonates and contributes to family-centered care in the NICU

  • 3

    List two ideas for collaboration with music therapy in your NICU

Our Speaker:

Maxwell Corrigan, MS, MT-BC, NICU-MT

Maxwell Corrigan has experience as a music therapist in the NICU at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital, providing music therapy interventions to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of neonates and parents in outpatient and inpatient settings. Primary music therapy goals in this setting include enhancing neurodevelopment, symptom management, and improving caregiver bonding. Max graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Creative Arts Therapy, including graduate training in mental health counseling and music therapy.  Max is a Board Certified Music Therapist and completed specialized advanced training in NICU-music therapy (NICU-MT) through the National Institute for Infant and Child Medical Music Therapy. Max just began his new role as Clinical Research Coordinator in the Winnie Palmer Hospital NICU, and is currently the principal investigator for a NICU-music therapy study.  

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This course has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses,
Provider Number 15417 for 1 contact hours.

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