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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a literature review that examines new concepts in obesity and its associations with socioeconomic disparities, along with individual and population-targeted nursing actions to ameliorate obesityrelated perinatal morbidities.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recall the background information helpful for understanding the effects of obesity on perinatal health.
  2. Identify the biophysical and biochemical factors that affect obesity and its perinatal effects.
  3. Summarize the societal and biological risks that obesity poses to perinatal health.
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: JPNN0419A
Published: Apr/Jun 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Authors: Cecilia M. Jevitt, PhD, CNM, FACNM
Topics: Obesity