Science and Soul Mastery Series
Science and Soul Mastery Series
THE PASSION, THE BRILLIANCE, THE INSPIRATION
Science & Soul brings together leading scientists, researchers, clinicians and educators to translate advances in our understanding of early life adversity, epigenetics and parental mental health into actionable improvements in the care of critically ill newborns, infants and families.
The Mastery Series includes -
The 2019 Congress Proceedings to include recorded presentations of the interdisciplinary, international faculty (a $397.00 USD value)
Full access to the 2018 Science & Soul Congress - recordings, syllabus and all additional resource materials! ( a value of $297.00 USD)
A digital congress syllabus for each proceedings
Any additional resources provided by the faculty to support their presentation subject matter
The knowledge and inspiration from 2 Science & Soul Congresses for the price of 1
To bring together international experts to catalyze and advance evidence-based practice in trauma-informed, age-appropriate neuroprotective care of the infant and family in crisis across all healthcare settings.
To create a mastermind group that will explore, brainstorm and create clinically relevant, evidence-based practice improvement strategies that ensure high quality, safe, timely, patient and family centered care.
To raise the bar in the performance expectations of transdisciplinary neonatal and pediatric clinicians in meeting the disease-independent, age-appropriate needs of the hospitalized newborn, infant and family.
To foster scholarship that will engage and empower frontline clinicians to begin a cultural transformation in their clinical setting that reflects the principles and practices of trauma-informed, neuroprotective care for infants, families, and clinicians.
2018 Faculty Presentations
Marilyn Sanders, MD, FAAP , USA - Trauma-informed Care in the NICU: Promoting Safety, Security and Connectedness
Amy D’Agata, Ph.D., M.S., R.N. , USA - Stress, Toxic Stress or Trauma: What is the NICU Infant Experience and Should We Care?
Rosario Montirosso, PhD, Italy - Early Life Adversity, Epigenetics and Neuroprotective Care in the NICU
Thomas Kuehn, Neonatologist, Germany - Golden Hour – The Gentle Transition from Uterine Life
Thereza Valle E Vasconcellos , Portugal, Skin-to-skin Care Versus Holding-in-Arms – A Parental Decision
Alison Grant Physiotherapist & Sara Russell Clinical Lead for Speech and Language Therapy, UK - Primary Prevention and Early Intervention: Lessons Learned from Neonatal Follow-Up
Sue Hall BA, MSW, MD, USA - Neonatal Intensive Parenting Units: A New Paradigm for Neonatal Intensive Care
Heidelise Als, PhD, USA - NIDCAP: What we have learned and what the future holds
Thomas Kuehn, Neonatologist, Germany - Neuroprotective Parenting in the NICU -The family centered care concept
Isabelle Milette, NNP, Canada - Institutional Guidelines for the Implementation of Neuroprotective Care in the NICU
Carla Saunders, NNP, DNP, USA - Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: One Unit's Journey Caring for the Tiniest Souls Affected by the Opioid Crisis in the United States
Christy Gliniak OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC, USA - Find your C.O.U.R.A.G.E.: Essential Strategies for Transformational Change in the NICU and Beyond
2019 Faculty Presentations
Mel MacIntyre, United Kingdom – The Science & Soul of Passion, Purpose, and Clarity
Thomas Kuehn MD, Germany - Breastfeeding in the NICU
Andrew Rossetti MMT, MT-BC, USA - First Sounds: Music Psychotherapy to Foster Safety through Rhythm, Breath, and Lullaby
Mind the Gap Session with Mary Coughlin NNP, USA
Sharon Bonifazi, BSN, RNC, USA - H.O.P.E.
Odile Frauenfelder RN MSc Ma ANP, Netherlands - European Standards of Care for Newborn Health
Marilyn Sanders MD, USA - Take your own pulse: Supporting autonomic co-regulation in NICU staff
Kathi Randall NNP, USA - Functional Connectivity and Preterm Brain Maturation - The Science & The Soul
Carlo Bellieni MD, Italy – The Science & Soul Of Neonatal Pain
Jeroen Dudink MD, Netherlands - Neonatal Sleep
Amy D’Agata, PhD, USA – Epigenetics and Trauma in the NICU
Heidelise Als PhD, USA – The NIDCAP Nursery Program – Improving Care for Infants, Families and Staff
Mary Coughlin, MS, NNP, USA – Bearing Witness in the NICU and Beyond: Trauma-informed Care for the Clinician