QI for MRI: What are your measures of success?

QI for MRI: What are your measures of success?

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Neuroimaging isn’t scary: simplifying common neonatal neuroimaging for the bedside nurse

Neuroimaging isn’t scary: simplifying common neonatal neuroimaging for the bedside nurse

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Community Call Recap: The Impact of Restricting Parent Visitation during a Pandemic

Community Call Recap: The Impact of Restricting Parent Visitation during a Pandemic

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This year at the 2020 ONE Conference, Kathi introduced the Continuing Education Club to support members all year long through education, inspiration, and connection!

Our new monthly community connection calls launched Read more

Self-Care Awareness & Neonatal Nurses Week (PLUS NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH!!!)

Self-Care Awareness & Neonatal Nurses Week (PLUS NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH!!!)

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In 2019, the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) expanded Neonatal Nurses Day, historically celebrated on September 15th, to a weeklong opportunity to honor the dedication, passion, and expertise of neonatal nurses.  No Read more

Literature Spotlight: Exogenous Ketone Bodies & HIE

Literature Spotlight: Exogenous Ketone Bodies & HIE

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LITERATURE SPOTLIGHT:  Exogenous Ketone Bodies as Promising Neuroprotective Agents for Developmental Brain Injury. 

When neuroprotection first became part of the NICU dialogue it was typically used to describe those interventions aimed at Read more

What if parents were a drug?

What if parents were a drug?

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What if I told you that we possessed a drug capable of decreasing pain and stress in the hospitalized neonate?

What if I said that this drug came with no side effects, reduced Read more

Finding your Strengths

Finding your Strengths

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STRENGTH TO BE THE ONE

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.21.1″]Isn’t it true… timing is everything?

You can hear something once and it does not resonate or seem important, you hear it again, and again.. and Read more

Advocating for Change

Advocating for Change

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Shift after shift, members of the Synapse Community are making a difference for ONE baby, ONE family Read more

Critical Thinking for Nurses: A Summer Discussion Series

Critical Thinking for Nurses: A Summer Discussion Series

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Your Facebook Friend is Wrong!

Continuing in our changemaker series, this month we are focusing on tools and strategies to help you find the Strength to be the ONE – the ONE unstoppable Read more

The Importance of Self-Care for Changemakers (plus DIY Soothing post-mask Refresh)

The Importance of Self-Care for Changemakers (plus DIY Soothing post-mask Refresh)

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Strength to be the ONE during hard times

If you are anything like me, you love working in the NICU, caring for babies and their families, and feeling like you are making Read more