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Upcoming Webinars

ICON Academy Webinars

There is a blackout in your NICU. What would you do first?
  • Date: Sep 21, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Yamile Jackson, PhD, PE, PMP

A blackout can happen and it is not the time to improvise. As with other interventions, the proper management of risks that arise with kangaroo care and emergency response is imperative to protect all the stakeholders, prevent errors, save lives and prevent morbidities.

Objectives
  1. Identify 5 risks of kangaroo care: for parents, patients, staff, administration, and society at large (1 each)
  2. Identify 2 mitigation strategies in case of a blackout to the incubators

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Health and Racial Equity in the NICU: Opportunities for Improvement
  • Date: Sep 23, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Jenne Johns, MPH

Addressing racial equity and implicit bias is now a top national priority. The United States has a long-standing history of health disparities, many of which are expensive, avoidable, and preventable. African American families are also disproportionately impacted by higher rates of infant and maternal morbidity, mortality, and premature birth rates. Studies show that the United States premature birth rate is 10%, and this rate is higher for African American women. This webinar will examine ways the perinatal and neonatal clinicians can examine these disparities and apply solutions for quality improvement.

Objectives
  1. Examine current data trends health disparities
  2. Describe institutional challenges with addressing health equity and implicit bias in the NICU
  3. Apply solutions for addressing health equity for neonatal professionals and parents

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

The Power of Reading and Bonding To Preemie Babies
  • Date: Sep 30, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Jenne Johns, MPH

Preemie parents seek ways to feel like normal parents in the NICU. Reading is one opportunity to bond and protect their preemie babies with physical touch. Creating a NICU environment that welcomes and encourages Preemie parents to read to their babies is an easy way to support the parental need to normalize parenthood.

Objectives
  1. Identify healthy baby parent bonding opportunities in the NICU
  2. Describe preemie parent led resources to encourage book reading to preemie babies
  3. Understand the preemie parent emotional journey through the NICU

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Through the Looking Glass: One Nurse's Perspective from the Other Side of the Mirror
  • Date: Sep 30, 2021 3:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Jaylee Hilliard, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPXP

This presentation will outline the importance of exploring and adopting new technology in the NICU environment to support Family-Centered Care through the lens of four perspectives: NICU bedside nurse, NICU leader, industry consultant, and NICU parent.

Objectives
  1. Describe the importance of family centered care in the NICU
  2. List two ways technology can support family centered care in the NICU
  3. Explain the importance of maintaining perspective when implementing new technology to support families

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

*ICON reserves the right to change speakers or cancel presentations as needed.

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As of March 2021, we are using the Zoom service to host our webinars. Please test your computer or mobile device for connectivity.

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