{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Aspiration and Evaluation of Gastric Residuals in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: State of the Science

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide a review of the evidence related to the routine aspiration and evaluation of gastric residuals (GRs) in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize the use of GRs.
  2. Identify the implications of discarded and abnormal GRs.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 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: JPNN0115B
Published: Jan/Mar 2015
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Leslie Parker, PhD; Roberto Murgas Torrazza, MD; Yuefeng Li, MD; Elizabeth Talaga, RN; Jonathan Shuster, PhD; Josef Neu, MD
Categories: Neonatal , Perinatal
Specialties: Neonatal, Perinatal