{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Managing Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms in the Very Low-Birth-Weight Infant Postdischarge

Activity Steps

Description

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 an evidence-based algorithm for managing gastroesophageal reflux (GER) symptoms postdischarge in very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants with a case study demonstrating its use.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the manifestations and management of GER and GER disease (GERD) in VLBW infants.
  2. Identify the components of an evidence-based GER algorithm developed to assess and care for VLBW infants with reflux.
Price: $27.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 3.5 CH
  • DC - BON 3.5 CH
  • FL - BON 3.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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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.





Test Code: ANC1114
Published: Dec 2014
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Tammy Sherrow, RN, MN; Donna Dressler-Mund, BScOT(c); Kelly Kowal, RD, BSc; Susan Dai, RD, MSc; Melissa D. Wilson, BScOT