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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 provide information about a study evaluating the safety and efficacy of mechanical vibration for relief of heel lance pain among neonates.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe pain management issues for neonates during heel stick procedures.
  2. Discuss the methodology and results of the study and their clinical implications.
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: ANC1216
Published: Dec 2016
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kate McGinnis, MSN, NNP-BC; Eileen Murray, RNC-NIC; Brooke Cherven, RN, MPH, CPON; Courtney McCracken, PhD; Curtis Travers , MPH