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ANT : CNT (Association of Neonatal Therapists : Certified Neonatal Therapist

Constitution : A Distinct Identity


ANT: CNT (Association of Neonatal Therapists : Certified Neonatal Therapist

Constitution: A Distinct Identity

Association of Neonatal Therapists (ANT) knows that our strength lies not only in the words we stand by, but most importantly through the actions of our initiatives.

Back in 2017, our Non-Profit Organization realized that by working together we could overcome our challenges much more efficiently, and that is why we ultimately decided to launch Association of Neonatal Therapists (ANT).

As per the constitution of ANT, submitted to regulatory bodies, we will be conducting Certification examination.

The purpose of the conducting certification examination is to

  • enhance the professional standard,

  • to ensure safety and utmost care for every Newborn.

  • The aim is to bring about uniformity in the neonatal therapy services received by clients in our country.

​It has three sections

  1. Pre examination Section Coordinator:

Responsibilities of Pre examination Section

  • Screen the candidate

  • Decide the eligibility

  • Give directions to the candidate

  • Share the reference list with the candidates

2. Controller of CNT Examination

Controller of CNT Examination: Dr. 

Responsibilities of Controller of Examination Section

  • Enlist topics

  • Select examiner

  • Request letter for sending the questions

  • Collect questions

  • Moderate questions

  • Randomize questions

  • Prepare 2 sets (100 each)

  • Conduct exams

  • Declare results (Passing marks are 70 percentage)

3. Practice Regulator

Responsibilities of Practice Regulation Section

  • After passing post at clinical facility

  • Approve the clinical facility

  • Communication and collaboration with the facility

  • Monitor the performance of the candidate

  • Approve the performance of the candidate

  • Issue final certificates with consultation with other authorities

Panel of Instructors for session

  1. Dr. Ulhas Kolhatkar

  2. Dr. Unmesh Phadnis

  3. Dr. Govind Kulkarni

  4. Jyothika Bijlani

  5. Shailaja Jaywant

  6. Geetika Sood

  7. Usha Kasar

  8. Sneha Sanap

  9. Sheetal Tatar

  10. Geetali

  11. Rashmi Lad
  12. Hemant Nandgaonkar
  13. Mrugesh Khedekar
  14. Anam Baig
  15. Dr. Dhara Shah
  16. Dr. Preeti

About CNT: Who We Are
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Requirements for Certification in Neonatal Therapy include Qualified and Licensed Therapist who is holding Elite membership of Association of Neonatal Therapists. He/she should have completed 40 hours of training in neonatal therapy/care (direct teaching and or webinar [Up to 4 hours allowed] ), upto 250 hours of Direct Mentoring in Affiliated Set up.

Kindly use following checklist for your reference.
1) Completed Graduation.
2) Active License of Practice
3) Elite Member of Association of Neonatal Therapists
4) Active professional membership of ANT
5) 40 hours of training in neonatal therapy (direct teaching out of which Up to 4 hours of online webinar) ...scrutiny about validity of the courses will be done.
6 ) 250 + hours of Direct mentoring in affiliated set up - after examination 

Cost Rs. 30000/- (Approximately)
7) Exam fees INR 1000/- Rs

8) TRAIN Workshop completion

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About CNT: Welcome

Certification in Neonatal Therapy

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