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Competency Checklist for the Neonatal and High Risk Infant Therapist - THIRD EDITION

Professional Training Manual for NICU Therapists

This new edition presents up-to-date information for therapists working with high-risk infants, including the most current medical practices and research findings.

Competency Checklist - Children's Hospital Los AngelesBy: Edith M. Mak, OTR/L, Janet Lurie, OTR/L and Nancy Forero-Lilienfeld, PT
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Rehabilitation Services.

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This book was developed for occupational and physical therapists and speech language pathologists who are beginning practice in the neonatal and high-risk infant care units and acute outpatient area. The checklist is a set of guidelines and an objective tool used to measure, train and monitor the clinician’s advanced competency skills. It assesses areas of competency in evaluation and treatment intervention, including neurobehavioral development, feeding skills, family training and discharge planning.

The checklist is divided into three major sections: Chart Review, Assessment and Therapeutic Intervention and Feeding. Also included are a pre-test, open and closed book examinations with test questions and answer keys, reading list and references.


Advantages

  • Saves time spent developing an in-house competency training program.
  • Saves money. A cost-effective way to keep the competencies of your NICU therapists up-to-date.
  • Solid and reliable. The Competency Checklist is evidence-based, developed by clinicians with over 20 years’ experience at one of the leading children’s hospitals in the United States.
  • JCAHO compliance.


A Look Inside


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Price: $75 + $5 S&H Charge

Product Details:
Spiral bound:  205 pages ©2012
Product Dimensions:  8.5 x 11 x .8 inches  
ISBN-13:  978-0983004110
 



Competency Checklist for the Neonatal and High Risk Infant Therapist - SECOND EDITION

LIMITED COPIES ARE AVAILABLECompetency Checklist 2nd Edition

By: Edith M. Mak, OTR/L, Janet Lurie, OTR/L and Nancy Forero-Lilienfeld, PT
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Rehabilitation Services.

A well-organized, detailed approach to competency training for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists providing therapy in a NICU setting. This self-paced training manual with open and closed book examinations:

  • incorporates the best current evidence
  • incorporates the expertise of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, an international leader in pediatrics, with a long institutional history of caring for critically ill infants.

The book’s authors each bring over 20 years of experience in NICU care.

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Price: $35 + $5 S&H Charge

Product Details:
Spiral bound:  142 pages ©2005
Product Dimensions:  8.5 x 11 x .4 inches
No ISBN for the this edition