The purpose of this study was to describe the trends of research on follow-up care after neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) graduation for children born preterm . This scoping review was conducted according to Arksey and O ’ Malley ’ s guidelines . Reviewed studies were searched in PubMed, CHINAHL, and Web of Science . Fifteen studies were analyzed according to general characteristics, elements of follow-up care after NICU graduation, and characteristics of follow-up care intervention after NICU graduation . Most research was conducted in the medical field (60 %), with experimental studies (40 %) being the majority, and a few studies focused on families (3 %) and parents (3 %). The major follow-up care after NICU graduation elements were growth/developmental monitoring and support, continuity of care, parent- and family-centered elements, and a multidisciplinary approach . The intervention methods included home visits, phone calls, video calls, and applications . In addition, the intervention period ranged from two weeks to three years . It is suggested that multidisciplinary research with interactive media for a various age of children over longer periods for further study.