Parents’ Responses to Stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Morgan Busse, RN, BSN, Kayleigh Stromgren, RN, BSN, Lauren Thorngate, RN, CCRN, Karen A. Thomas, RN, PhD
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Learning Objectives

At 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

CE ID: C1343
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: B
Test Expires: 8/1/2017


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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