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AWHONN Announces Free Newborn Care Webinars

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) on Sept. 15 announced a complimentary Webinar series for nurses. Sponsored in part through an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and Medela, the series will focus on nursing care for newborns.

Carolyn Lund, MS, RN, FAAN, an expert in neonatal skin care will lead the first hour long Webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. EDT. 

Nurses are eligible for free continuing nursing education (CNE) credit, and will learn about various aspects of neonatal skin care including bathing, disinfectants, cord care, adhesives, diaper dermatitis, IV infiltrates and more.

"For those nurses watching as a group, only one person needs to register and all nurses attending are eligible for CNE," said Karen Peddicord, PhD, RNC, AWHONN Interim Executive Director.

Subsequent AWHONN Webinar sessions, also providing complimentary CNE, include:

Neonatal Skin Care for Extremely Low Birth Weight Babies
Sept. 30 at 1 p.m.
Also lead by Lund.

Human Milk for the Premature Infant
Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.
Led by Paula Meier, DNSc, RN, FAAN

For additional details and registration for all three Webinars, visit AWHONN's Web site

AWHONN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. AWHONN holds California and Alabama BRN numbers: California CNE provider #CEP580 and Alabama #ABNP0058


AWHONN was founded in 1969 as the Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The association became a separate nonprofit organization called the Association of Women's Health and Neonatal Nurses in 1993. AWHONN's 22,000 members worldwide are clinicians, educators and executives who serve as patient care advocates focusing on the needs of women and infants. For more information, visit

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