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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the use of oxytocin in obstetric practice, its legal implications, and recommendations for safe nursing practice.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recall the administration of oxytocin and its effect on uterine activity.
  2. Specify the use of oxytocin as related to litigation and safe administration practices.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development 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 Professional Development 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.

Test Code: JPNN0118A
Published: Jan/Mar
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Susan Drummond, MSN, RN, C-EFM
Topics: Labor , Legal , Oxytocin