HP 645 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Issues and Interventions, 3 credits

This course provides an overview of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) including common conditions, technology, personnel, and the environment. It also addresses the most common issues surrounding the NICU, along with occupational and physical therapy strategies for intervention and evaluation. It will be offered primarily in a distance-learning format with two weekends of in-class experiences. These weekends will involve a visit to a NICU.