Encephalopathy of Prematurity
Miami Neonatology 2018 — 42nd Annual International Conference

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Brain injury is an important driver in adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants, and specifically in preterm infants. The goal of current research is to identify how to reduce adverse experiences that negatively influence brain development.

Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD, discusses the importance of reducing both traditional and invisible brain injury in premature infants. Dr. Inder specifically reviews encephalopathy of prematurity and the drivers to improve outcomes.

Full credit for this course is earned by viewing the video as well as reflecting individually on or discussing as a group the Additional Content for Discussion.

Course Credit:

1.00 AANP Contact Hour
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 ANCC Contact Hour
1.00 CA-BRN Contact Hour
1.00 CDR Contact Hour


Opens: 2019-03-15
Closes: 2021-03-14

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for physicians, pediatric nurse practitioners, nurses, registered dietitians, and other health care professionals who have an interest in newborns, infants and toddlers.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.
  • Terrie E. Inder, MD, MBChB

    Chair, Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, Massachusetts

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the forms of neonatal brain injury and the nature of alterations in brain development
  • Recognize potential causes of invisible brain injury in preterm infants
  • Discuss adverse and positive NICU experiences on preterm infants

Faculty Disclosures

Terrie E. Inder, MD, MBChB

No relationships to disclose.

Accreditation and Certification

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207.
This program is designated for up to 1.00 contact hour. Program ID# 5622-EM3.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 1.00 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 1.00 contact hour.
To receive credit for education contact hours outside of the state of California, please check with your state board of registered nursing for reciprocity.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.00 hour continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program/material.
Provider Number AC857; Activity Number 147130.
Learners may submit additional evaluations of the quality of this program/material to QualityCPE@eatright.org.

Additional Content Planners

Erin Allen, MS, RD, LDN (RD Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Victoria Anderson (Medical Writer)
  • Individual Stockholder
    • Abbott – clinical area: N/A
    • AbbVie – clinical area: N/A

Heather M. Jimenez, FNP-C (Nurse Planner)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

All staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.