"Caring for Babies and Families:
This is our most popular offering, as our Full Program includes all 7 content areas that are included in the published Best Practice "Interdisciplinary Recommendations for the Psychosocial Support of NICU Parents."
FULL Program: (Provides a completion certificate: Includes 7 courses that fulfill the objectives listed below) $10.00
• Describe elements of comprehensive family support.
• Describe principles and techniques of communication to help support NICU parents.
• Identify factors that put NICU parents at risk for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
• Describe the benefits of peer-to-peer for NICU parents.
• Define ways to involve and empower NICU parents in the care of their baby.
• Identify the benefits of palliative and bereavement care programs to families and staff.
• Define the ways that NICU parents can be supported during the discharge process.
• Define ways in which NICU caregivers can be supported by colleagues and supervisors, and engage in self-care.
Note: Learners who are not eligible for credit through PACLAC can take their completion certificates to their own professional organizations to obtain credit.
Trauma-Informed Care for Frontline NICU and Pediatric Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This is a 3-course program to support frontline care providers with essential skills in providing psychosocial and emotional support to patients and staff during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
FULL Program: (No Credit Provided) $Free
• Define two principles of trauma-informed care.
• Identify two strategies for providing trauma-informed support to maternity patients and new parents.
• Identify three maternity care patient populations at greatest risk of experiencing anxiety and depression related to the pandemic.
• Define three conditions that are related to the increased mortality rate from COVID-19 in racial and ethnic minorities.
• Identify two benefits and two drawbacks of using telehealth resources to deliver health care.
• Define two principles that argue against separating COVID positive mothers from their babies after delivery.
• Define three mental health risks to health care providers that may result from working during the COVID-19 pandemic and ways to mitigate them.