Audio, Tactile, Visual, Vestibular (ATVV) Intervention Webinar

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WEBINAR: Learn the Audio, Tactile, Visual, Vestibular (ATVV) intervention to aid preemie feeding, reduce hospital stays, and help parents bond with baby.​

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November 19, 2018
11-12:30 CDT

Instructor: Rosemary White-Traut, PhD, RN, FAAN; member of the Medical Roundtable

Audience: Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners


Audio, Tactile, Visual, Vestibular (ATVV) intervention is a simple, step-by-step technique that can foster dramatic results in the development and feeding of preemie and full-term infants. Through just 15 minutes of massage, rocking, and gentle talking, healthcare providers and parents can improve infant development.​ Learn the step-by-step components of ATVV intervention so you can immediately use these techniques in your clinical practice and begin teaching techniques to parents and caregivers. This simple intervention can hugely impact the lives of infants and their parents!​

Benefits of ATVV Intervention Protocol:

  • Improved infant feeding, development, and sensory awareness
  • Increased infant weight gain
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Better bonding between infant and parents
  • Increased parental confidence
  • Lower parental stress and anxiety​

Where’s the research?

ATVV intervention is a specific protocol backed by more than 35 years of research by Rosemary White-Traut, PhD, RN, FAAN. Places like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have granted millions of dollars in research funding over the years. ​


  • ​Understand previous research related to sensory development and neonatal intensive care unit conditions
  • Identify the components of the Auditory, Tactile, Visual, and Vestibular Intervention
  • Identify strategies for teaching parents how to implement developmental interventions using participatory guidance
  • Describe the benefits of implementing ATVV protocol in NICU

Continuing Education Credits for Nurses: 1.5

To receive CE credits. Participants must be logged on to the webinar portal for a minimum of 90 minutes, post responses to all participation questions and surveys during the webinar, as well as completing the post-test and course evaluation. Upon review of these components, certificates will be mailed to participants.

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (OH-362- 9/01/2017) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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