{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Availability of Donor Human Milk Decreases the Incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in VLBW Infants

Activity Steps


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

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Compare the rates of NEC pre- and post-intervention.
  2. Contrast the average percentages of infants receiving human milk at the study centers with national and regional benchmarks.
  3. Recognize the impact the initiative for promoting human milk feedings had on the centers.

Learning Outcomes

Healthcare providers will demonstrate competency in interpreting the results of a quality improvement (QI) project conducted to determine whether promoting human milk feedings in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) would decrease the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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: ANC1021
Published: October 2021
Expires: 9/6/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Morris Cohen, MBBCh; Eileen Steffen, RN; Randi Axelrod, MD; Shalini N. Patel, MD; Krystyna Toczylowski, MSN, RN; Christine Perdon, BSN, RN; David Brown, MD; Sankar Kaliappan, MBBS; Michael Myers, PhD