Continuing Education Courses for Neonatal Therapists

ERI offers exceptional CEU courses for neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, dieticians, and nurses working in the NICU, and beyond. Our evidence-based, clinically relevant courses are taught by distinguished internationally renowned faculty who are leaders in their field

The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) and Education Resources, Inc. partner to strengthen the quality and accessibility of continuing education for neonatal therapists.

Education Resources, Inc. will expand its live workshops and in-house training for NICU and developmental therapists while NANT will continue to master online education for its members and global learners.


NEW dates, topics and speakers being added

(click on the faculty name for a full listing of courses and dates).

Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Joan Arvedson, CCC-SLP, PhD, BCW-S

Feeding and swallowing disorders can be challenging. This engaging course teaches participants problem-solving skills to treat children and infants who have complex feeding disorders, including difficulties with airways, GI tract, nutrition, hydration, advancing feeding, tube feeding/weaning, lip/tongue tie, barriers to oral feeding, and ways to overcome picky eating habits, thus, improving functional outcomes

Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach
Roberta Gatlin, PT, DSc, PCS

A hands-on course designed to increase the NICU therapist’s knowledge through evidenced-based assessments and interventions.

Treating Infants and Families In the NICU and Beyond
Roberta Gatlin, PT, ESc, PCS

Focus on interventions and strategies to prepare the child (and family) to transition out of the NICU and into the home.

Tools and Strategies for Developmental Care of Special Populations in the NICU
Lisa Kleinz. CCC-SLP, MA

This beginner-intermediate course will focus on developmental care and therapeutic interventions in the NICU. It will focus on the infant’s experience in the NICU, and how the neonatal therapist can best support these infants from the beginning.

Advanced Practice for the Complex Neonate: Strategies for Success in the NICU, PICU and SICU

Learn how to treat the complex neonate using a neuroprotective framework in this interactive and engaging course

Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise
Holly Schifsky, OTR/L, CNT,, NTMTC, CBIS

Learn advanced critical reasoning skills and movement analysis skills (via lab time and video presentations) to assess breathing patterns, facilitation techniques to support trunk development, positioning strategies to support chest wall development, and feeding techniques to maximize postural control.

NEW Baby Beats – Level 2: Multi-System Assessment and Treatment of the Premature/Medically Complex Infant for Rehabilitation Professionals
Holly Schifsky, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC, CBIS

Building on “Baby Beats and Breaths”, advance your knowledge further to learn a systems-based approach to assessing and treating the premature/medically complex infant in the NICU/PICU setting to advance motor and feeding skills.

Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infancy: Assessment and Management
Lynn Wolf, OTR, MOT, IBCLC Robin Glass, OTR, MS

Expand evaluation skills and learn intervention techniques for infants struggling with feeding or swallowing.


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The CEU hours from our evidence-based NICU courses do count toward the required 40 hours of education for certification offered by the Neonatal Therapy Certification Board (NTCB)

NANT Learning, Mentorship and Leadership Programs

Ignite Training & Mentorship Program

Ignite features 10 months of foundational learning, mentorship, connection with peers, and convenience to study at your own pace!

Launch Leadership Program

The Launch Leadership Program is a 6-month leadership program designed for healthcare professionals who are ready to fully step into being a powerful leader in their lives and/or careers.

Dr. Brown’s® Medical

ERI and Dr. Brown’s® Medical partnership improves access to CEU courses on the very latest therapies and techniques for feeding therapy, neonatal physical therapy, and more. If you are caring for patients in the NICU, PICU, acute care, EI and home health care settings, this partnership makes it possible for ERI to offer more CEU classes that matter to you.
Education Resources, Inc. does not endorse or promote any products associated with these partnerships in our CE courses.

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Sources for Parents:

Hand to Hold

NICU Helping Hands

Grahams Foundation

Feeding Matters