Neonatal Nursing Education Briefs

Infant Massage in the NICU

Purpose and Goal: CNEP #2107

  • Learn about benefits of infant massage
  • Learn about using infant massage in the NICU.

None of the planners, faculty or content specialists has any conflict of interest or will be presenting any off-label product use. This presentation has no commercial support or sponsorship, nor is it co-sponsored.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • Successfully complete the post-test.
  • Complete the evaluation form.


  • July 2019 – July 2021

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the general benefits of infant massage.
  • Describe potential negative effects of infant massage.
  • Describe at least 2 positive outcomes of NICU massage.

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