Thursday, April 11, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference 1


Supporting and Enhancing NICU Sensory Experiences (SENSE): The guideline, implementation, considerations and emerging research
Kristen Connell, PT, DPT, PCS
Bobbi Pineda, PhD, OTR/L, CNT
Joan Smith, PhD, NNP- BC
10:00 a.m – 10:15 a.m. Break
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pre-Conference 2


Parental Engagement as Skilled Intervention: Strategies from Infant Mental Health for Neonatal Therapists
Jennifer Hofherr, MS, OTR/L, C/NDT, CNT, NIDCAP Trainer
Margaret Miller, MS, OTR/L, NTMTC, CNT
2:55 p.m – 3:10 p.m. Break
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Akimel Lawn
Please join us this evening for the

NANT 9 Welcome Reception

 

Pre-Conference Session I

Supporting and Enhancing NICU Sensory Experiences (SENSE): The guideline, implementation, considerations and emerging research

8:00am-12:00pm

Presenter: Kristen Connell, PT, DPT, PCS
Bobbi Pineda, PhD, OTR/L, CNT
Joan Smith, PhD, NNP- BC

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Introduction to SENSE
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Define specific components of the SENSE intervention
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Educational considerations as part of SENSE
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Adapting the intervention/individualizing the intervention based on results of the infant assessment
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Use of a sensory support team: training and considerations
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Implementation challenges and adaptation
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Research findings
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Question and answers

Pre-Conference Session II

Parental Engagement as Skilled Intervention: Strategies from Infant Mental Health for Neonatal Therapists

1:30pm-4:30pm

Presenters: Jennifer Hofherr, MS, OTR/L, C/NDT, CNT, NIDCAP Trainer
Margaret Miller, MS, OTR/L, NTMTC, CNT

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Introduction and Reflective Practice Activity
1:45 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. What is Infant Mental Health?
i. Key principles
ii. Ground rules for practice
2:05 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Strategies to Implement IMH in NICU practice
2:55 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Break
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Putting Strategies into action – vignettes and role playing
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Supporting the “Why” – Resources and Frameworks
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Integration – Group discussion, what will you take with you?


Please join us this evening for the Welcome Reception

5:30pm–7:30pm

NANT 9 WELCOME RECEPTION – Akimel Lawn


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*Note: Preceding information is a working draft of the planned NANT 9 Agenda, session names, times and locations are subject to change.

The NANT Conference has a successful history of providing CEUs for OTs, PTs, and ASHA CEUs for SLPs. NANT is an approved provider for AOTA, ASHA, and the NY State Board of Physical Therapy and will pursue PT CEUs via the Texas Board of Physical Therapy. Complete approval information pending but fully expected.”
See conference brochure (Page 12-13) for more details regarding pending approval for CEUs.