The Resilient NICU
In this course, some of the basic concepts of trauma and resilience informed care will be examined, with a focus on how to improve the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) experience for families and, in turn, improve infant health outcomes. Several situations that may be encountered in the NICU are explored and ways to help alleviate the impact of trauma for families, providers, and the people with whom we work are reviewed.
- Identify the basics of trauma and resilience informed care
- Describe an effective communication technique
- Explore ways to improve NICU experience for families to improve infant health outcomes
- Identify strategies and coping skills to alleviate the impact of trauma for providers