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This article has been approved by the National Association for Neonatal Nurses Certification Board for Category B credit toward recertification as an NNP.

Purpose of Activity

To present Infant Medical Trauma in the NICU (IMTN), a concept decribing the influence of a triad of cumulative early life NICU experiences on an infant's neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe current research regarding potential stressors of the NICU on the preterm infant.
  2. Explain the model of IMTN and its implications for practice.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ANC0716
Published: Aug 2016
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Amy L. D'Agata, PhD, MS, RN; Erin E. Young, PhD; Xiaomei Cong, PhD, RN; Damion J. Grasso, PhD; Jacqueline M. McGrath, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
Categories: Acute Care , Neonatal , Trauma
Specialties: Critical Care, Neonatal, Trauma