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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.

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


  • 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.
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