In addition to the Institute's extramural and intramural opportunities, the NICHD also offers and takes part in continuing education programs and other activities
Accredited online continuing education (CE) courses
- CE Program on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Risk Reduction: Curriculum for Nurses
This online or printed course explains the latest research on SIDS, other sleep-related causes of infant death, and reducing the risk for these situations. It also outlines quick and easy ways to communicate risk-reduction messages. This activity is approved for 1.1 continuing education credits by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
- SIDS Risk Reduction: CE Activity for Pharmacists This online course explains SIDS research, ways to reduce risk of sids and other sleep-related causes of infant death, and how to communicate risk-reduction messages to patients. Pharmacists who complete this course earn 0.125 CE units from the Maryland Pharmacy CE Coordinating Council.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)/CE Roundtable
Biomedical/Behavioral Research Administrator Development (BRAD) Program (formerly the Extramural Associates Program)
BRAD, (formerly the Extramural Associates Program) is designed to facilitate the development of institutional capacity at non-research intensive institutions that play prominent roles in educating the next generation of biomedical and behavioral scientists. For more information on the program, visit http://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/od/ohe/brad/Pages/overview.aspx.
Administrative Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Diversity Supplement)
Administrative Supplements To Promote Re-entry Into Biomedical And Behavioral Research Careers (Re-entry Supplements)
- Purpose: Support individuals with high potential to re-enter an active research career after an interruption for family responsibilities or other qualifying circumstances, and encourage individuals to re-enter research careers within the missions of all the program areas of NIH.
- The program will support full-time or part-time research by these individuals to update their existing research skills and knowledge.
- The requested salary and fringe benefits for a re-entry candidate must be in accordance with the salary structure of the grantee institution, consistent with the level of effort. An additional amount up to $10,000 may be requested for supplies, domestic travel, and publication costs relevant to the proposed research.
- Current Announcement: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-150.html
- NICHD-specific eligibility, allowable costs, and other provisions: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/PA-12-150_contacts.html