Neurorehabilitation after NICU

Course Overview

Neurorehabilitation after neonatal intensive care: evidence and challenges.

3 CEUs.

Purchase access to the questionnaire on this open access journal article. You will be required to read the article and answer multiple choice questions related to the article (you must get 70% and above to qualify for the 3 CEUs).    


After completing this activity the participant will be able to:
  1. List the areas of function commonly affected in NICU graduates.
  2. Discuss the challenges in predicting outcomes, diagnosis and design of effective treatment for these infants.
  3. Discuss the evidence relating to various neurorehabilitation techniques targeting poor outcomes.
You have until 31st December 2021 to complete this task.





Maitre NL. Neurorehabilitation after neonatal intensive care: evidence and challenges. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2015 Nov;100(6):F534-40. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305920. Epub 2015 Feb 20. PMID: 25710178; PMCID: PMC4784692.


Summary of the article

This article identified the following main categories of poor outcomes following NICU admission: sensory and motor function, cognition, communication and behaviour. The article then explored and reviewed the available research focusing on improvement in these outcomes.