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NICU-MT Certificate

Why obtain your NICU-MT Certificate?

The treatment and medical care of infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a specialized area that benefits from those who have had the advantage of specific, evidence-based training and education within the NICU setting. The NICU-MT Certificate provides a unique experience comprised of three training components. Together the NICU-MT class, hands on clinical fieldwork, readings, and final exam equip participants to confidently apply targeted music therapy interventions for infants and families in the NICU.


Cost and Benefits

StepCostCMTE
NICU-MT Class$2408
Clinical Fieldwork$310 + travel costs and training site personal clearances16
Readings & Exams$506

How to acquire your NICU-MT Certificate?

1

NICU-MT Class

Our eight-hour NICU-MT class begins with a strong foundational overview of infant development beginning from the 3rd trimester. With an emphasis on safe and effective infant stimulation, as well as a thorough review of literature that emphasizes the incredible benefits of music therapy from birth to childhood.

IN PERSON CLASS
March 2024 (Exact Date TBD) – SER-AMTA Regional Conference

UPCOMING VIRTUAL NICU-MT CLASS
September 15 & 16, 2023 – Registration will go live this July!

2

Clinical Fieldwork

During our two-day clinical fieldwork, participants will be trained on the compelling step-by-step hands-on application of Multimodal Neurologic Enhancement and of the Pacifier Activated Lullaby (PAL®). Our program combines resources for program development, familial support, infants with NAS, and individualized feedback pertaining to participant’s specific needs or interests.

Applications can be sent to
CM-NICU-MT@fsu.edu
Processing takes an average of two weeks.

Clinical Fieldwork Application

2024 Upcoming Opportunities

Date Location Deadline
January 18 – 19 Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare December 8, 2023
February 22-23 Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare January 19
April 25 – 26 Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare March 15
August 15 – 16 Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare July 12
October 17 – 18 Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare September 13
February 8 – 9 University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hospital December 14, 2023
March 14 – 15 University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hospital January 18
April 18 – 19 University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hospital February 22
May 16 – 17 University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hospital March 21
April 11 – 12 Nemours Children’s Hospital Orlando March 1
June 13 – 14 Nemours Children’s Hospital Orlando May 1
July 25 – 26 Nemours Children’s Hospital Orlando June 7
September 5 – 6 Nemours Children’s Hospital Orlando July 19

 

3

Readings & Final Exam

Now having completed both the NICU-MT class and clinical fieldwork, the final step will be to review the provided training materials for successful completion of a final exam. Passing of this exam will result in a certificate of completion, addition of your name to our Master Registry, and the earned designation of NICU-MT.

If you are eligible to take the final exam, please email CM-NICU-MT@fsu.edu for more information.