Free Education Webinar!!
Dandle-LION Medical invites you to an
online webinar with 1 hour of FREE nursing CE credit.
“The Environment of Care in the NICU:
The Good, The Bad, The Recommendations”
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Why you want to attend?
NICUs were developed as new technology and treatments became available for critically ill newborns. Much later, we discovered how important the environment of care could be to babies at this crucial stage of their development. This presentation will review our current knowledge of the environment of care and discuss the implications for optimal design and operation of NICUs.
Our Learning Objectives:
- List two phases of brain development that occur while preterm infants reside in the NICU
- Describe two benefits of extended, intimate maternal contact for preterm infants that can be found in recently published literature
- Summarize aspects of NICU design that enhance infant development, as well as parental and staff satisfaction
Our Presenter: Dr. Bob White, MD Dr. White grew up in Buchanan, Michigan, attended the University of Notre Dame, and received his medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Since 1981, he has been Director of the Regional Newborn Program at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Indiana. He has had a long-standing interest in the effect of the NICU environment on babies, families, and caregivers with many publications on that topic. He is chairman of the Consensus Committee that develops Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design, co-chair of the annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Newborn, and chairman of the International Conference on Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection in the Newborn. He has appointments at the University of Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Medicine.
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