Pediatric & Obstetric Nursing

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New in May-June 2024

Nist, M.D., et al. (2024). “Barriers and Facilitators of Parent Presence in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 49(3): 137-144.

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  • Registration deadline: June 5 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Vo, T. (2024). “The Lived Experience of Postpartum Intergenerational Conflict of Vietnamese American Women with their Vietnamese Immigrant Parents: It’s A Generational Thing!” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 49(3): 157-164.

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  • Registration deadline: June 5 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Previously published articles

Filatava, E. J., et al. (2024). “Women Who Give Birth Preterm Do Not Meet Dietary Guidelines During Pregnancy.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 49(1): 44-51.

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  • Registration deadline: Mar 6 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Malin, K. J., et al. (2024). “Application of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Framework to the NICU.” Advances in Neonatal Care, 24(1): 4-13.

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  • Registration deadline: Mar 6 2026
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Sundin, C. S., et al. (2024). “Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Amniotic Fluid Embolism: Review and Case Report.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 49(1): 29-37.

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  • Registration deadline: Mar 6 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Alharbi, M. F. (2023). “Work-Related Stress Among Nurses Working in Pediatric Units.” Pediatric Nursing, 49(6): 297-305.

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  • Cost: $20 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec 31 2025
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Cannone, M. R. (2023). “Pediatric Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis.” Pediatric Nursing, 49(6): 289-305.

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  • Cost: $20 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec 31 2025
  • Valid for 1.2 accredited hours

Geithner, E. M. (2023). “An Extra Layer of Support: Pediatric Palliative Care.” Pediatric Nursing, 49(6): 269-288.

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  • Cost: $20 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec 31 2025
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Carter, B. M., et al. (2023). “Color Does Matter: Nursing Assessment of Varying Skin Tones/Pigmentation.” Advances in Neonatal Care, 23(6): 525-531.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec 5 2025
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Crump, L., et al. (2023). “Factors Influencing Parents’ Perception of Their Infants’ Transition From a 6-Bed Pod to Single Family Room in a Mixed-Room Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” Advances in Neonatal Care, 23(5): 442-449.

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  • Registration deadline: Sept 5 2026
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Laures, E. L., et al. (2023). “Pain Assessment and Management for a Chemically Paralyzed Child Receiving Mechanical Ventilation.” American Journal of Critical Care, 32(5): 346-354.

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  • Registration deadline: September 1 2026
  • Valid for 1.0 accredited hours

Anderson, S. (2023). “CURRENT STATE OF DOR YESHORIM, EXPANDED CARRIER, AND NEWBORN SCREENING: BENEFITS AND LIMITATIONS.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(5): 266-272.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: June 5 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Chalupka, S. M., et al. (2023). “Climate and Environmental Change: A Generation at Risk.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(4): 181-187.

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  • Registration deadline: June 5 2026
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Goldstein, E. and R. L. Brown (2023). “INFLUENCE OF MATERNAL ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES ON BIRTH OUTCOMES IN AMERICAN INDIAN AND NON-HISPANIC WHITE WOMEN.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(5): 258-265.

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  • Registration deadline: June 5 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Lindgren, E. B., et al. (2023). “Protecting Children’s Health: Asthma and Climate Change.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(4): 188-194.

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  • Registration deadline: June 5 2026
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

McDermott-Levy, R., et al. (2023). “Protecting Children’s Health: Asthma and Climate Change.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(4): 188-194.

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  • Registration deadline: June 5 2026
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Burgess, A. and S. Stover (2023). “Improving Cardiovascular Follow-Up after Diagnosis of a Hypertensive Disorder of Pregnancy using the Electronic Health Record.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(3): 127-133.

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  • Registration deadline: Mar 6 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Iobst, S. E., et al. (2023). “Challenges, Job Satisfiers, and Self-Care among Perinatal Nurses in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(3): 118-126.

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  • Registration deadline: Mar 6 2026
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

McGlothen-Bell, K., et al. (2023). “A Scoping Review of Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal and the Infant Gut Microbiome: Does Human Milk Optimize Infant Outcomes?” Advances in Neonatal Care, 23(3): 237-245.

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  • Registration deadline: Mar 6 2026
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Misra, D. P., et al. (2023). “FATHERS MATTER: BLACK FATHERS’ RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR PARTNERS DURING PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(6): 295-302.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec 5 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Tatano Beck, C. and T. Twomey (2023). “POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH AFTER POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(6): 303-311.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec 5 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Beck, C. T. (2023). “Experiences of Postpartum Depression in Women of Color.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(2): 88-95.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Canfield, S. M. and K. E. Canada (2023). “Systematic Review of Online Interventions to Reduce Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Underserved Populations.” Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 37(1): 14-26.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Chheda, S., et al. (2023). “Virtual Visitation in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Insights From 5 Years Using a PDSA Model to Improve Family-Centered Care.” Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 37(1): 50-60.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Hill, R. R., et al. (2023). “Breastfeeding Symptoms with Tongue- and Lip-Tie.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(1): 17-23.

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  • Cost: $21.95 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Lowery, D., et al. (2023). “OB HUB: Remote Electronic Fetal Monitoring Surveillance.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(2): 62-68.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

McCarty, D. B. (2023). “Recognizing Our Biases, Understanding the Evidence, and Responding Equitably: Application of the Socioecological Model to Reduce Racial Disparities in the NICU.” Advances in Neonatal Care, 23(1): 31-39.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

McNeely H., et al. (2023). “Nasal Tube Securement: Randomized Controlled Trial in Pediatric Hospitalized Patients.” Rehabilitation Nursing, 48(1): 5-13

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  • Cost: $12.50 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Roth, C., et al. (2023). “Acuity Tools for the Antepartum and Neonatal Intensive Care Units.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 48(1): 8-16.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec. 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Beal, J. A. (2022). “Pediatric Specialty Nursing Associations and their Role in Leadership Development.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 47(6): 327-336.

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  • Registration deadline: Sept 05 2025
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Elliott, G. M. C., et al. (2022). “First-Time Mothers’ Invisible Presence Using Social Networking Sites.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 47(6): 318-326.

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  • Registration deadline: Sept 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Feldman, K. and A. J. Rohan (2022). “Data-Driven Nurse Staffing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 249-264.

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  • Registration deadline: Sept 05 2025
  • Valid for 3.5 accredited hours

Rodrigues, M. A., et al. (2022). “Reducing Opioid-Induced Constipation Post-Cardiac Surgery: An Improvement Project in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.” Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 37(3): 213-217.

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  • Cost: $17.95 US
  • Registration deadline: Sept. 05 2025
  • Valid for 1.5 accredited hours

Stanley, A. Y. and J. B. Wallace (2022). “Telehealth to Improve Perinatal Care Access.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 281-287.

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  • Registration deadline: Sept 05 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Johnson, J. M. and E. D. Adams (2022). “The Gastrointestinal Microbiome in Infant Colic: A Scoping Review.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 47(4): 195-206.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: June 06 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

McDonald, M. and J. Alhusen (2022). “A Review of Treatments and Clinical Guidelines for Perinatal Depression.” Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 36(3): 233-242.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: June 06 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

O’Connor, T. A. (2022). “Premedication for Nonemergent Neonatal Intubation: A Systematic Review.” Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 36(3): 284-296.

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  • Registration deadline: June 06 2025
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Roberts, K. J. and M. L. Polfuss (2022). “Weight stigma in children and adolescents: Recommendations for practice and policy.” Nursing, 52(6): 17-24.

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  • Registration deadline: June 06 2025
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Smith, J., et al. (2022). “Quantifying postpartum blood loss: Best-practice approach to identify hemorrhage.” Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, 20(4): 10-17.

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  • Registration deadline: June 06 2025
  • Valid for 1.5 accredited hours

Wortham, S. E. and A. L. Bianchi (2022). “Strategies to Successfully Implement an Eat, Sleep, Console Protocol.” MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 47(4): 182-188.

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  • Cost: $24.95 US
  • Registration deadline: June 06 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Boykin, A., et al. (2022). “Pediatric Provider Practices in Engaging Young Fathers at Pediatric Visits.” Pediatric Nursing, 48(6): 278-282.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Call, N. A., et al. (2022). “Expanding upon Best Practice Approaches to Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Who Engage in Challenging Behavior in Hospital Settings Using Behavior Analytic Principles: A Scoping Review.” Pediatric Nursing, 48(6): 283-295.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.41 accredited hours

Long, M. N. (2022). “Yoga: The Symptomatic, Behavioral, and Emotional Impact on Children with a Life-Long Illness.” Pediatric Nursing, 48(6): 274-277.

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  • Cost: Free for members, $20 US for non-members (will need to create a free account to access test)
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

McGahey, B., et al. (2022). “Preventing La Crosse Encephalitis: An Underrecognized Threat for the Pediatric Population.” Pediatric Nursing, 48(6): 267-273.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.4 accredited hours

Little, A. M. (2022). “Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES): A Guide for Pediatric Nurses.” Pediatric Nursing, 48(4): 171-177.

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  • Registration deadline: Aug. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Masahiro, H. (2022). “Perceptions of Fathers of a Child with Congenital Heart Disease from Birth Through Infancy.” Pediatric Nursing, 48(4): 179-185.

  • Test: Via AJJ.com
  • Cost: Free for members, $20 US for non-members (will need to create a free account to access test)
  • Registration deadline: Aug. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.4 accredited hours

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Last updated: June 3, 2024