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Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with an understanding of the embryology and pathogenesis of Down syndrome and its effects on the newborn.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explain the embryology of and assessment findings for infants with Down syndrome.
  2. Identify the screening techniques and support for parents of children with Down syndrome.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.3 CH
  • DC - BON 2.3 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: ANC0109
Published: February 2009
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Rachel Ranweiler MS, NNP, LINDA MERRITT MSN, RNC
Categories: Neonatal , Pediatrics
Specialties: Maternal-Child, Pediatrics
Topics: Down Syndrome