After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Identify terminology for Vitamin K deficiency bleeding(VKDB)
2. Explain physiologic reasons for low levels of vitamin K during initial newborn period
3. Define early, classical, and late VKDB and explain how they differ
4. Review vitamin K shot verus oral vitamin K
5. Review evidence verus myths regarding vitamin K shot for the newborn


Sharon Holley, DNP, MSN, CNM
Divsion of Midwifery and Community Health
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
01/24/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Lundy Board Room
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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