{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} An Investigation into the Safety of Oral Intake During Labor

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to compare maternal and neonatal outcomes among laboring women permitted ad lib oral intake with those permitted nothing by mouth except for ice chips.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. identify findings from the review of the literature.
  2. outline the design and methods of this study.
  3. summarize the study findings and their implications for practice.
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: AJN0318A
Published: Mar 2018
Expires: 3/31/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Anne Shea-Lewis, BSN, RN; Patricia Eckardt, PhD, RN; Donna Stapleton, BS, RN