Developmental Interventions in Neonatal Care (Developmental)

Venue: Paris Las Vegas

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 13, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 16, 2011
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Conference Invitation
Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the NIDCAP Federation International (NFI) and Contemporary Forums, we'd like to invite you to the 27th annual "Developmental Interventions in Neonatal Care" conference. The NFI and Contemporary Forums have joined together this year to collaborate on what we feel is an outstanding program, bringing together national experts, including selected NIDCAP trainers to discuss strategies for providing individualized, supportive and family-centered developmental care for fragile infants.

As you know, evidence continues to grow that the cascade of ongoing stimuli in the NICU significantly affects the neuromotor and neurosensory development of high-risk infants. It is incumbent on the NICU team to recognize the brain's vulnerability at this important time and institute caregiving practices which support resilience and improve developmental outcomes. The specialized faculty from the fields of medicine, nursing, psychology, physical therapy, education and rehabilitative medicine will help you translate the research in this field to practical strategies for supporting the fragile infant's developmental and behavioral needs.

Highlights and Benefits:
Multiple Preconferences focusing on a variety of issues related to developmental care.
Premiere, multidisciplinary faculty members eager to share their experience and practices with you.
A number of "Hot Topics," including brain development and cognitive function, feeding issues, short and long-term outcomes, neuromotor development, advances in research, self-regulation, and the parenting experience.
20 Concurrent Sessions addressing key concepts in the developmental support of the fragile infant.
Practical, evidence-based strategies and "tips" which you can take home and apply immediately in your NICU.
Time to share ideas and build professional relationships with colleagues from across the nation.
All the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas and the Paris Hotel, centrally located on "The Strip," with easy access to all "Vegas" has to offer!
Join your colleagues and us for an educational experience that will help you focus on what is critical for improving outcomes for the fragile infant—individualized, developmentally-supportive, family-centered care. See you there!


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