{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Positive Association between Duration of Skin-to-Skin Contact and Blood Glucose Level in Full-Term Infants

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study designed to evaluate the effect of the duration of skin-to-skin contact (SSC) on blood glucose levels in healthy full-term infants.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the need to assist newborn infants in maintaining blood glucose levels in the first few hours after birth and summarize previous research findings.
  2. Specify the methodology, results, and clinical implications of this study.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JPNN1018B
Published: Oct/Dec 2018
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 12/15 (80%)
Authors: Yuki Takahashi, PhD, NMW; Koji Tamakoshi, PhD, MD