Continuing Education Courses for Neonatal Therapists

Education Resources offers many evidence-based, clinically relevant CEU courses for neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists, Dieticians and Nurses working in the NICU, and beyond. Our cutting edge 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 trainings for NICU and developmental therapists while NANT will continue to master online education for its members and global learners.


Baby Beats and Breaths:  Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise – LIVE WEBINAR
Course Faculty – Holly Schifsky
NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete both Sessions for 14.5 Contact Hours (1.45 CEUs)
Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:00am-6:30pm EST
Sunday, June 7, 2020 10:00am-6:30pm EST
This dynamic intermediate-advanced course will elucidate the cardiopulmonary implications for the premature or medically-complex infant as related to physiological stability, evolving motor control, sensory stability, and transition to oral motor skills that support feeding. Participants will learn to facilitate the infant’s ability to cough, produce audible phonation, develop oral motor skills, and improve swallowing skills, as well as gestation-age appropriate positioning and handling to support gross motor skills required for postural stability.

Course Faculty – Mary Tarbell-Bickley
NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete Both Sessions for 13.5 Contact Hours (1.35 CEUs)
Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:00 am – 6:15 pm EST
Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:00 am – 5:45 pm EST
A holistic treatment approach for challenging feeding disorders that are characteristically seen with tube dependency, oral inexperience, severe oral hypersensitivity, rigid eating patterns, and difficulty transitioning to table foods.

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 National Certification Board (NTNCB) 

Education Resources live courses are listed below. Use our comprehensive search feature to find courses relevant to you

Many of our dates have been rescheduled. NEW dates are listed below. Please stay tuned as we update this page. Thank you

Solving Complex Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Problems (Intermediate-Advanced)
Joan Arvedson
October 2-3, 2020 – Tucson, AZ

Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach
Roberta Gatlin
August 15-16, 2020 – Jacksonville, FL

Treating Infants and Families in the NICU and Beyond
Roberta Gatlin
October 2-3, 2020 – Pennington, NJ
October 24-25, 2020 – Richland, WA – NEW DATE
November 21-22, 2020 – Decatur, GA

Tools and Strategies for Developmental Care in the NICU 
Lisa Kleinz
November 14-15, 2020 – TBA

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

Anjanette Lee
September 12-13, 2020 – Las Vegas, NV
October 3-4, 2020 – Jacksonville, FL
October 30-31, 2020 – Portland, OR 
December 4-5, 2020 – Valhalla, NY

Infants Born Preterm: Identifying and Addressing Their Special Needs in Early Infancy to Support Development
Jan McElroy
August 14-16, 2020 – Houston, TX
September 25-27, 2020 – Olympia, WA

Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children
Cindy Miles
June 12-13, 2020 – New Orleans, LA – POSTPONED
August 7-8, 2020 -New Brunswick, NJ
September 11-12, 2020 – Fort Worth, TX 
September 25-26, 2020 – Aurora, IL 
October 23-24, 2020 – TBA

Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise
Holly Schifsky
June 6-7, 2020 – NEW LIVE WEBINAR!
August 15-16, 2020 -Atlanta, Georgia
September 12-13,  2020- Cincinnati, OH – NEW DATE
October 2-3, 2020 – Memphis, TN
November 7-8,2020 -Houston,TX

The SOFFI Method: Supporting Oral Feeding in Fragile Infants
Erin Sundseth Ross
August 6-7, 2020- Winter Park, FL
November 13-14, 2020 – Washington, DC
December 5-6, 2020 – Los Angeles/ Hawthorne, CA 

Practical Strategies for Treating Complex Pediatric Feeding Disorders:
Treating the Whole Child
Mary Tarbell-Bickley
July 25-26, 2020 – NEW LIVE WEBINAR!
October 10-11, 2020 – Kansas City, MO – NEW DATE
October 30-31, 2020 – Salem, NH
December 4-5, 2020 – Cedar Park, TX

Therapeutic Interventions in the NICU
Tracilyn Urruela
September 25-26, 2020 – TBA

Feeding & Swallowing Disorders in Infancy: Assessment and Management
Lynn Wolf & Robin Glass
October 16-17, 2020 – Hartford, CT

Feeding & Swallowing Disorders in Infancy: Optimizing Breastfeeding Success
Lynn Wolf & Robin Glass
November 13-14, 2020 -TBA

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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.

Sources for Parents:

Hand to Hold

NICU Helping Hands

Grahams Foundation

Feeding Matters