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Development of Home Educational Materials for Families of Preterm Infants

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Introduction: Parent educational materials describing infant positioning for a home program are vital in supplementing NICU discharge instructions and promoting parent confidence.

Purpose: To document the process of developing a brochure and DVD of a positioning program, using evidence-based practice and NICU expert feedback

Methods: A trifold brochure and companion DVD were developed to demonstrate infant positioning to parents of premature infants for a home developmental program following NICU discharge. A standard process of development was followed for the brochure and DVD script and production. The process included review and comment by eight NICU professionals and several revisions.

Results: Content of the brochure and DVD and the process entailed in their development is described. Guidelines outlining the process for development of educational materials for families are provided.

Conclusion: Creation of multimedia educational materials for parents of infants who are NICU graduates requires a multistep process to ensure usefulness and validity.
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Keywords: BROCHURE; DVD; MEDIA; PARENT EDUCATION; PRETERM

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: March 1, 2015

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