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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 evidence supporting clinical feeding practice for infants with cleft lip and/or cleft palate (CL/P) and teaching strategies for staff and parents.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the physiology of cleft lip (CL) and cleft palate (CP) and their effects on nutrition.
  2. Explain optimal feeding practices and teaching for parents, caregivers and professional staff.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ANC1016
Published: Sep/Oct 2016
Expires: 9/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Nicole Diane L. Burca, BSN, RN; Sheila M. Gephart, PhD, RN; Connie Miller, MSN, RNC; Catherine Cote, IBCLC, RN
Categories: Neonatal , Nutrition
Specialties: Maternal-Child, Neonatal