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Continuing Education Program on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Risk Reduction: Curriculum for Nurses

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Nurses are among the most trusted advisors and role models for families, especially on the subject of infant health and sleep safety.  SIDS is the leading cause of death among infants from one month to one year of age, but there are ways to reduce the risk.  Knowing SIDS risk-reduction techniques and how to communicate effectively with parents and other caregivers can help you make a difference in just a few minutes.

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and its partners developed a FREE continuing education (CE) program on SIDS risk reduction for nurses.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved for 1.1 continuing education credits by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Please note, we are in the process of re-accredited this program through the Maryland Nurses Association. We expect to have it completed in the next few weeks. In the meantime, nurses can take the online course and receive documentation of their CE credits; we will submit their information to the Maryland Nurses Association once the re-accreditation is complete. The information presented is still accurate.

Select a link below to access the CE module.

Take the Online Version of
the CE Program

Take the Online Version of the CE Program

Nursing CE partners can now access CE dissemination materials.

NEW!  The SIDS Risk Reduction: CE Activity for Pharmacists will also
be available until November 1, 2015.

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Last Updated Date: 09/24/2015
Last Reviewed Date: 09/24/2015
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