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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on a comparison of polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG) and mineral oil (MO) in the prophylaxis of postoperative constipation in pediatric orthopedic patients who have undergone a posterior spinal fusion (PSF).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Compare the actions, efficacy, and safety of several bowel regimens for children.
  2. Examine bowel regimens using PEG and MO in a study on the prophylactic management of post-operative constipation in pediatric patients after PSF surgery.
Price: $20.00


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0116B
Published: Jan/Feb 2016
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Leslie N. Rhodes, DNP, APRN, PPCNP-BC; Deborah G. Loman, PhD, APRN, CPNP; Margaret W. Bultas, PhD, RN, CNE, CPNP-PC
Categories: Orthopaedics , Pediatrics , Surgery