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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on over-the-counter (OTC) medications that may be used in pregnancy.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline safety categories for medications in pregnancy and common OTC antipyretics, analgesics, nasal topicals, and antihistamines used in pregnancy.
  2. Recognize safety data related to the use of oral decongestants, expectorants, antacids, antifungals, insect repellents, natural supplements, and sunscreens in pregnancy.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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: MCN0719B
Published: Jul/Aug2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 25/34 (73%)
Authors: Angela Y. Stanley, DNP, APRN-BC, PHCNS-BC, NEA-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM; Catherine O. Durham, DNP, FNP-BC; James J. Sterrett, PharmD, BCPS, CDE; Jerrol B. Wallace, DNP, MSN, CRNA