The National Association of Neonatal Therapists Announces Upcoming 2017 NANT Virtual Summit

Online event entitled Seven Core Measures of Neuroprotective Family-Centered Developmental Care will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 5

CINCINNATI, November 28, 2017 (Newswire) -The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) will be hosting a live, 90-minute Virtual Summit this Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 1 p.m. EST to 2:30 p.m. EST in webinar format.

The special guest presenter will be Raylene M. Phillips, MD, MA, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC. Her primary areas of interest are mother-infant attachment, breastfeeding education and support, and neuroprotective family-centered developmental care of premature infants in the NICU.

In this webinar, Dr. Phillips will describe evidence-based, clinical strategies for parents and NICU staff to provide neuroprotective care for preterm infants in the NICU as well as how preterm brain development can be altered by the NICU environment.

"Dr. Phillips is all about supporting strong, healthy bonds between infants and parents. She will demonstrate how crucial that bond is to an infant's development of physical, neurological and psycho-emotional health and well-being," said NANT Founder and President Sue Ludwig, OTR/L, CNT.

Seven Core Measures of Neuroprotective Family-Centered Developmental Care is a complimentary virtual event. It will include a comprehensive Q and A session at the conclusion of the program, and a recording will be made available to all registrants.

This course is offered for CEUs for OTs, PTs, SLPs and nurses. Learners must attend or complete the entire presentation and take a brief test in order to receive CEUs. No partial credit awarded.

"The structure of this annual online event is ideal for introducing highly relevant subject matter to a global audience," said Ludwig.

Attendees must register for The NANT Virtual Summit in order to attend the 90-minute webinar. Visit to register and for more information. This is time sensitive, as the Summit takes place on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

The 2017 Virtual Summit is generously sponsored by Prolacta Bioscience ®.

The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) is an organization created specifically for neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists. NANT provides multiple ways for neonatal therapists to connect, learn, mentor and inspire while advancing this focused field of therapy on a global level.

Questions regarding CE credit should be directed to the National Association of Neonatal Therapists at or (866) 999-5524.

Source: The National Association of Neonatal Therapists


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