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
|Clinical Fieldwork||$310 + travel costs and training site personal clearances||16|
|Readings & Exams||$50||6|
How to acquire your NICU-MT Certificate?
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!
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
Processing takes an average of two weeks.
2024 Upcoming Opportunities
|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 Hosptial||December 14, 2023|
|March 14 – 15||University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hosptial||January 18|
|April 18 – 19||University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hosptial||February 22|
|May 16 – 17||University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hosptial||March 21|
|July 25 – 26||University of Missouri Women and Children’s Hosptial||May 30|
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.