5 Ways the Synapse NCC Study Group can Help You Pass the NCC NeuroNICU Certification Exam
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5 Ways the Synapse NCC Study Group can Help You Pass the NCC NeuroNICU Certification Exam

So you’re thinking about getting your NeuroNICU (C-NNIC) certification from NCC? 

That’s awesome! And honestly, it’s a really big deal. 

Taking the NCC NeuroNICU (C-NNIC) certification exam shows you’re committed to providing the best possible care for babies with brain … Read more

The NCC Neonatal Neuro-Intensive Care Certification – PART 2 – Study Tips for the Exam
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The NCC Neonatal Neuro-Intensive Care Certification – PART 2 – Study Tips for the Exam

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

Perfecting Feed and Wrap Technique for Sedation Free Neonatal MRI
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Perfecting Feed and Wrap Technique for Sedation Free Neonatal MRI

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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

Brain Cooling Course Summary – An Occupational Therapy Student Perspective
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Brain Cooling Course Summary – An Occupational Therapy Student Perspective

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

What’s really happening inside? — Bedside Monitoring and Imaging
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What’s really happening inside? — Bedside Monitoring and Imaging

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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

HIE: A worldwide problem with few answers – but we have one!
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HIE: A worldwide problem with few answers – but we have one!

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