Neonatal Provider Workforce.

TitleNeonatal Provider Workforce.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsKeels EL, Goldsmith JP
Corporate AuthorsCommittee on fetus and newborn
JournalPediatrics
Date Published2019 Nov 18
ISSN1098-4275
Abstract

This technical report reviews education, training, competency requirements, and scopes of practice of the different neonatal care providers who work to meet the special needs of neonatal patients and their families in the NICU. Additionally, this report examines the current workforce issues of NICU providers, offers suggestions for establishing and monitoring quality and safety of care, and suggests potential solutions to the NICU provider workforce shortages now and in the future.

DOI10.1542/peds.2019-3147
Alternate JournalPediatrics
PubMed ID31740501