Parental Survivorship Model

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM

The Parental Survivorship Model is a conceptual framework for the emotional impact of the NICU on mothers of NICU infants. We will also talk about the practical application of interventions to decrease maternal anxiety in the NICU.


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The Continuing Education Department


Parental Survivorship Model

Date: 8/21/2020


Webinar Link Opens | 10:45 AM

Presentation | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Live Interactive Webinar

Speaker: Candice Triulzi, MSN, RNC-NIC

Tuition | Course Fee

This course will be offered for free.

About the Speaker

Candice J Triulzi

Candice Triulzi is a nursing instructor with a passion for the clinical setting and high-fidelity simulation. She is an alumna of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth, where she earned her BSN, MSN in Nursing Administration and Leadership, and where she now pursues her PhD in Nursing. Also, Triulzi holds specialty certification in Neonatal Intensive Care from the National Certification Corporation. In the clinical setting, Triulzi has experience as an RN in the Neonatal ICU, as a clinical manager of Children’s Services and, most recently, as the Magnet Program Manager at a Magnet facility.

Triulzi also earned a BS in Communication from the University of Miami in 2007. 

She has received numerous awards, including the Healthcare and Nursing Education Foundation (HNEF) Scholarship, the Joyce Standish Scholarship and selection as a PARTNERS BSN and MSN Scholar. Triulzi was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, where she received the Sigma Theta Tau Zeta Pi Chapter’s Master’s Student Award in 2014. 

As a strong advocate for quality improvement in the healthcare setting, Triulzi has presented her quality improvement work to reduce antibiotic utilization in the NICU nationally at the Vermont Oxford Network Quality Congress. 

Learning Objective

The Registered Nurse working in NICU, L&D, APU, and Post-Partum and APRN will have an increase in knowledge about the existing literature surrounding the maternal emotional impact of the NICU and the literature utilized for the development of the “Parental Survivorship” concept. They will also be able to discuss the development and features of the Parental Survivorship Model©, the application of the Parental Survivorship Model© to the NICU practice setting, and how RNs can utilize the Parental Survivorship Model© to understand perspectives of NICU mothers.

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Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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