Benefits of Certification

Benefits of Neonatal Therapy Certification

  • To facilitate positive outcomes of high-risk infants, reduce co-morbidity related to NICU care, and lower costs of care
  • To be recognized for clinical excellence and gain credibility amongst peers and medical staff
  • To validate and standardize the field of neonatal therapy and support best practice to improve outcomes for infants and their families
  • To promote the advancement and integrity of neonatal therapy as an interdisciplinary subspecialty that engages in evidence-based practice
  • To provide a framework for neonatal therapists to achieve acknowledgement of level of experience and knowledge needed to practice effectively with high risk infants in the NICU