I remember when I was studying for the exam to earn the RNC Certification for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC). I remember sitting in that little cubicle at the exam center, clicking submit, and waiting with bated breath to find … Read more
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Does your unit use sedation free MRI techniques?
“Sedation-Free”, “unsedated,” and the ever popular, “feed and swaddle” method. These are all names for a … Read more
What’s the first thing you do when you admit a baby in your NICU?
…You get that baby on a monitor, right?
In most units that means a cardiopulmonary monitor, so that we can continuously monitor the baby’s vital signs … Read more
All care that we provide starts with an assessment, and when we are talking about the neonatal brain and creating an environment where the brain can be nurtured and nourished then of course we must start with an assessment, not … Read more
Decade after decade, long-term neurodevelopmental follow-up studies from the US and Europe have shown us that although neonatal survival continues to improve, there has been almost no improvement in the rates of common neurologic morbidities, especially for preterm infants.
In … Read more
A NICU OT Student’s perspectives on the Online Brain Cooling Course – written by Maggie Crabtree
Although as a NICU OT student I have seen infants undergoing therapeutic hypothermia, I still wanted to learn more. Since I am participating in … Read more
Bedside assessment of an infant with HIE is still one of the most valuable skills that clinicians have, and it correlates to the short and long-term outcome as strongly as many other more expensive and … Read more
Worldwide birth asphyxia, neonatal encephalopathy and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) account for more than 25% of infant deaths and without treatment, neonatal encephalopathy is a condition that often results in adverse outcomes including death, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, and seizure … Read more
The 2nd month of the developmental care book club was held on May 29th.
We reviewed our first two chapters from the Developmental Care Text Book (NANN, 2009). Chapter 2 and Chapter 7.
Chapter 2 focused on … Read more
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