Parents’ Responses to Stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Learning ObjectivesAt the completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Examine effects of parental stress
- Discuss the use of the PROMIS instruments
- Describe interventions to reduce parental stress
Continuing Education Information
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Parents’ stress resulting from hospitalization of their infant in the neonatal intensive care unit
(NICU) produces emotional and behavioral responses. The National Institutes of Health–sponsored Patient
Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) offers a valid and efficient means of assessing parents’ responses.
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