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This article has been approved by the National Association for Neonatal Nurses Certification Board for Category B credit toward recertification as an NNP.

Purpose of Activity

To present a systematic review of literature seeking an understanding of what is currently known about the concept of maternal voice as a therapeutic agent for the preterm infant in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the methodology used to conduct the literature review and the results of the study.
  2. Identify the effects of maternal voice on infant autonomic stability, weight gain and behavioral status.
  3. Summarize implications of the findings for clinical practice and future research.
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: ANC0819
Published: August 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Selena Williamson, BSN, RN; Jacqueline M. McGrath, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN