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Parental Stress and Family-Centered Interventions in the NICU - CE587
Parental Stress and Family-Centered Interventions in the NICU
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CE587 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Patricia H. White, MSN-Ed, RNC-NIC, CNE and Ashley Darcy, RN, MSN, NNP-BC
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The purpose of this program is to inform nurses and social workers about interventions for a family with an infant in the NICU, focusing on up-to-date stress management and coping interventions in pediatric and neonatal evidence-based practice. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the common needs and stressors of parents with an infant in the NICU
  • Discuss parental stress and its relationship to infant and family health
  • Explain interventions for parental stress and coping and how to use them in practice

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and social workers.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 4/21/2018

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