If you are eligible to become a CNT™, what is holding you back?  For so many expert therapists, we hear time and time again that it is fear of the certification exam. Many have not had to take a formal exam in 10, 20, or even 40 years! However, we have also heard about the relief generated on the other side when that passing score is in hand. “Oh, that wasn’t……

We are happy to introduce a team of 5 incredible neonatal therapists in Indianapolis, Indiana, who demonstrated unwavering dedication while simultaneously juggling the opening of their newest facility and achieving neonatal therapy certification. Their certification shines as a symbol of their commitment and passion for what they do. Attie Vogler, PT, MPT, Brittany McFarland, OTR/L, Erica Aloia, DPT, Erin Hock, OTR/L, and Kelly Adkins, OTR/L are the “Fabulous Five” and newest……

“A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead Almost five years ago the Neonatal Therapy Certification Board (NTCB) opened applications for certification, and a group of approximately 70 neonatal therapists set out to pave a new pathway! They were trendsetters and set a new bar for excellence in care for the smallest and most vulnerable of patients. There……

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford. The COVID-19 pandemic left many of us feeling alone, isolated, and disconnected. This happened during a time that forced us to adjust to the unexpected turn of events and changes in our daily lives. However, some teams were able to seize opportunities that may not have existed under different circumstances. During this difficult time, a group……

Curious how neonatal therapy services are delivered in other settings?  What about in other countries? Join the NTCB as we celebrate our international Certified Neonatal Therapists, and take a closer look at neonatal therapy in the United Arab Emirates. Wedad is a neonatal therapist practicing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Located along the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates is known for its seven emirates—Abu Dhabi,……

Curious how neonatal therapy services are delivered in other settings?  What about in other countries? Join the NTCB as we celebrate our international Certified Neonatal Therapists, and take a closer look at neonatal therapy in Singapore. “Neonatal therapy certification has made me more confident of the work that I do. In some ways, it has validated my role, our roles as physiotherapists in the NICU and special care nursery. In  the……

Curious how neonatal therapy services are delivered in other settings?  What about in other countries? Join the NTCB as we celebrate our international Certified Neonatal Therapists, and take a closer look at neonatal therapy in Doha, Qatar. Jisha Elizabeth Mathew is a Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT) from Doha, Qatar. Qatar is located between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, has a population of approximately 3 million, and has a rate……

The Neonatal Therapy Certification Board (NTCB) welcomes Jordan Nicole Starr and Katie Reginato Cascamo as public members. Jordan and Katie are former parents of NICU infants and consumers of neonatal therapy services and will ensure the public voice is heard. This will help the NTCB achieve the highest standards of excellence. From the unexpected beginnings that both NTCB public members experienced emerges an incredible opportunity for the NTCB to partner in……

“A premature baby may look tiny and fragile to touch, but don’t underestimate the courage, strength, and determination of a baby born too soon.” This quote, written by an unknown author, could be about Amanda Broadhurst who is originally from Newark, Delaware. Years after Amanda required NICU care as an infant, she returned to the NICU as an occupational therapist and recently obtained the Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT) credential. Below is the……

We are excited to introduce our 500th CNT…(drumroll)…Mary Fenner OTR/L, CNT! Mary’s start as an occupational therapist paralleled her first taste of the NICU, back in 2015, when she completed a clinical rotation at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. She instantly knew then that her passion was the NICU. Following graduation, she worked in a nursing home, but continued to stay-up-to date with the latest evidence on practice in the……