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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 a systematic review of literature examining the extent of psychological stress and the types of stressors affecting fathers with infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Distinguish the components of stress, the relevance of studying fathers? stress in the NICU, and the design of the literature review.
  2. Identify the results of the study and their implications for research and 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: ANC0418
Published: April 2018
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Paula M. Prouhet, MSN, RN; Mary R. Gregory, MSN, RN, CNOR; Cynthia L. Russell, PhD, RN, FAAN; Lauren H. Yaeger, MA, MLIS
Categories: Neonatal
Specialties: Neonatal
Topics: Fathers , Stress