What you will learn

Course description: 

This popular, interactive, multisensory training program contrasts the experience of a preemie in a traditional NICU environment with that of a preemie in a developmentally supportive NICU. The course addresses admissions, positioning and handling, feeding, and family and staff partnerships.

Led by professionals from a variety of NICU backgrounds, the interactive Preemie for a Day program lets participants experience a preemie’s journey from birth through admission. Gain insights and first-hand experience of developmentally supportive care at every stage of the neonate’s stay.

Course objectives: 

Learning Objectives and Target Audience

The course is designed for the multidisciplinary team working in the NICU environment.

  • List the seven core measures of developmentally supportive care
  • Describe ways to foster developmentally supportive care during admissions
  • Describe the concepts of positioning in preterm infants (midline, flexion, containment, comfort)
  • Identify feeding strategies and alternatives to optimize nutrition in the preterm infant
  • Discuss neuroprotective interventions that support family relationships
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • Instructor-led


  • English


4 Hours

Course disclaimer: 

The content is for information and education only. The content is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please see the full terms of use for this content and this website.

Refund policy. Refund requests must be made in writing or via email at least thirty (30) days prior to the conference date, to the respective conference organizer.  All bank service charges, including transitional bank commission for cancellation refunds, must be covered by the participants/applicants.

Cancellation policy. Cancellations will not be accepted 10 business days prior to the scheduled session.  Philips will not accept refund requests from the conference delegates/attendees due to canceled flights or natural disasters/calamities.

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