||NICUniversity Mission Statement
The NICUniversity mission is to be an educational and informational resource for neonatologists and other members of the neonatology health care team. We deliver the highest quality information designed to stimulate critical thinking and analysis of the current issues and trends in neonatology.
NICUniversity is a Web-based medical education center for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and Pharmacists. We offer continuing education credits through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
- Access to lectures by internationally recognized expert faculty.
- CME/CE on topics that can improve patient management and outcomes.
- Timely and relevant, unbiased, and balanced educational information critical to the care of neonatal patients.
At NICUniversity, we are dedicated to the continuing education of the neonatology community, where neonatal professionals can explore the latest issues and findings in neonatology.
Continuing Education (CME/CE)
The CME/CE Courses at NICUniversity are provided through an online lecture format, easily accessed from your computer. The lectures feature internationally recognized medical experts in the neonatology field. The lectures are approximately 60 minutes in length, and each one completed can earn our registered members up to 1 CE credit. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and Pharmacists can all earn continuing educational credits at NICUniversity.
Continuing Education for Fellows
Fellows’ Hall Chair
Fellows and Fellowship Program Directors can supplement traditional education with the resources in the Fellows’ Hall, the newest section of NICUniversity.org. The Fellows’ Hall offers non-CME lectures, hot topics, fellow-specific resources and links and information to meet the needs of today’s neonatology Fellow.
Judy Aschner, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Neonatology
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Fellows’ Hall Co-Chair
Peter H. Grubb, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Continuing Education for Residents
Resident, Fellows, and their Program Directors can supplement traditional education, without additional faculty costs, time, or resources in the Residents’ Lecture Series. This resource is designed to meet the needs of today's neonatology Residents and Fellows, while allowing Program Directors to track and monitor the performance of their groups.
Stephen A. Pearlman, MD
Director of Medical Education
Department of Pediatrics at Christiana Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University
Continuing Education for Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Nurses
This Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Section is being developed in joint sponsorship with the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) and will support and provide continuing nurse education. Our NP/Nurse Corner is designed to meet the needs of neonatal nurses at all levels and in all roles. The series will include presentations on topics of interest to nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, and up to 1 CNE credit can be earned for each lecture.
The Nursing Corner / NANN Chair:
Evelyn Stephenson, MSN, RNC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Indiana University School of Nursing
Family Health Nursing