Neonatal Nursing Education Briefs

NICU Stressors and Resiliency

Purpose and Goal: CNEP #2086

  • Learn about the stressors NICU nurses experience.
  • Learn about strategies NICU nurses can use to cope with stress

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.


  • November 2018 – November 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the general stressors inherent in the NICU
  • Describe the negative effects of stressors in the NICU
  • Describe at least 2 strategies for coping with stress

Read the Brief: NICU Stressors and Resiliency

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