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Hierarchy of Aims:

  • Global Aim: Create a Small Baby Unit for infants admitted to our NICU that are <29 weeks at birth, in which 90% of our patients are admitted to F pod on day of admission, by March 2019
  • Interim Aim: Staff 80% of our micropremie patients with a Small Baby Team nurse from admission until >32 weeks by May 2019.
  • Sub Aim: Increase rates of developmentally appropriate care (2 person cares, kangaroo care compliance) by 50% by August 2019.

MeSH Keywords

Intensive Care Units, Neonatal; Infant, Extremely Premature; Quality Improvement; Pediatric Nursing


Small Baby Unit; micropremie


Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities | Critical Care Nursing | Health and Medical Administration | Pediatric Nursing | Pediatrics


National Healthcare Quality Week

Improving Care of the Small Baby



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