Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a return to In-Person Instructor courses will be delayed until it is safe to resume In-Person courses. Therefore, we have developed the Teleconference National Instructor course where you can log into the course from your home or workplace.

Who is an ideal S.T.A.B.L.E. Lead Instructor candidate?

Someone with an interest in teaching who is also an expert in neonatal intensive care, such as a…

  • Neonatologist, neonatal nurse practitioner, pediatrician experienced in neonatal intensive care, neonatal physician assistant, neonatal transport nurse, NICU clinical nurse educator or specialist, neonatal transport respiratory therapist, respiratory therapist with a well-developed neonatal background, outreach educator with tertiary intensive care nursery background, experienced ICN nurse / nurse preceptor.

Instructor candidates must meet the qualifications for Lead or Support Instructor to attend. Please review the qualifications before registering.

Review Instructor Classifications and Qualifications

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Teleconference National Instructor Course - 2021

Course description

  1. Pretest:  All Instructor candidates must pass a 40 question pretest with a minimum passing score of 70% (miss up to 12 questions). Upon passing and returning the pretest, you will advance to Part 1.
  2. Part 1: You will be invited by S.T.A.B.L.E., to complete the S.T.A.B.L.E. Online Learner course hosted by HealthStream.
  3. Part 2: Attend a 1-day ZOOM Teleconference Instructor course with The S.T.A.B.L.E. Founder/Author Kris Karlsen PhD, NNP-BC, FAAN. You must have access to the internet, computer audio, and a webcam that is on for the duration of the course.

Course fee: $450. What’s Included?

  • Access to The S.T.A.B.L.E Program Online Learner course. Must be repeated even if taken at your institution.
    • The online course is assigned by S.T.A.B.L.E. only, and must be completed using this assignment regardless of prior completion of the Online Learner course. The purpose of taking the online course is to orient you to the S.T.A.B.L.E. Program curriculum from Dr. Karlsen’s perspective since she authored and created this course.
    • After successful completion of the Online course (hosted by HealthStream), you will earn a Learner Course completion card and education credits (provided by HealthStream).Physicians 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, Nurses 5.5 contact hours, Respiratory Care Professional 5.5 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit.
  • Attendance of a 1-day teleconference Instructor course (dates below), with the Program Author, Kris Karlsen PhD, NNP-BC.
  • Instructor manual
    • Note: If you received your Instructor Manual for a 2020 National Instructor course that was canceled you will use that manual for this course.
    • There will be a shipping charge added for manuals shipped outside of the continental U.S. (Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, other nations).
  • Course paperwork.
  • Contact hours (nurses only) for the teleconference day (application pending).

Teleconference sessions (limited to 12 attendees per course).

All currently scheduled S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Teleconference National Instructor courses are full.

Additional courses will be scheduled in the future.

If you are interested in becoming a S.T.A.B.L.E. Instructor please contact the S.T.A.B.L.E. Program – Send an Inquiry.

Payment is by Credit Card only. If you do not pay at this time, your spot will not be reserved and you will be required to complete the registration form again.


If you cancel your registration, refunds are less the cost of the Online Learner course of $150 (if the invite has already been sent) and/or the cost of the Instructor manual – $85 (if the Instructor manual has already been shipped). Shipping fees are not refunded.