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    Occupational Therapist

    Pediatrics 247
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit


    • Examine and describe the scope of knowledge and the various roles required for competent practice in the neonatal intensive care unit
    • Describe what is meant by “potentially better practices to support neurodevelopment in the NICU,” as developed by the collaborative Vermont Oxford Network project
    • Describe and outline 3 ways in which the intrauterine and NICU extrauterine environments differ
    • Describe 3 protective interventions used to reduce avoidable stimulation from excessive or inappropriate light, sound, and caregiving practices in the NICU
    • Describe why protected sleep is so important to an infant in the third trimester, whether in the womb or the NICU
    • List and examine 3 factors that are considered in evaluating an infant in the NICU
    • Outline and describe 6 neurobehavioral states, as defined by Brazelton and Als

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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