Spotlight on NCC’s Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonate Certification December 3, 2021


Nationally accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and now available to test through Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)!



The Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonate (C-ELBW) multidisciplinary certification focuses on the knowledge needed to provide care to acutely and critically ill extremely low birth weight neonates and their families within an intensive care environment.

This multidisciplinary certification was created for neonatal professionals who identify life-threatening conditions in the ELBW neonate and initiate appropriate early intervention and individualized plans of care, understand the vulnerabilities and specialized needs of the ELBW neonate across the continuum, and focus on strategies to reduce risk and optimize outcomes.

This exam encompasses the knowledge needed to care for, assess, and manage these vulnerable neonates such as developmental care, pathophysiologic states, psychosocial behavioral states, and ethical issues.

A multidisciplinary certification for neonatal professionals who are… caring for the smallest and the sickest

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View the complete content for the Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonate certification in the C-ELBW Candidate Guide.

A Preview Test is available!
This preview test will help you assess your readiness for C-ELBW certification. This preview test will familiarize you with the exam format and the questions cover the same content areas as the actual exam.