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On-Demand Webinar – Reducing the Risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death: A Guide for Healthcare Providers

April 23 - June 30

This recorded on-demand program is an opportunity for nurses and other health professionals who work with families to learn the updated safe sleep guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths.

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define Sudden Unexpected Infant Death
  • State the established risk factors and risk-reducing practices
  • Describe AAP 2022 updates

Speaker: Barbara M. Ostfeld, Ph.D., is a Professor of Pediatrics at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – Rutgers University and Program Director of the SIDS Center of New Jersey, which she helped establish in 1987. She is a nationally recognized expert on Sudden Unexpected Infant Death, and her research contributed to the safe infant sleep policies of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Target Audience: Perinatal and Pediatric Nurses

Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of the program, the participants will self-report knowledge gained related to risk-reducing practices for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and intent to change practice by incorporating methods for reducing risks into professional practice.

Cost: This program is free, but registration is required.

Registration: Click here to register.

Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours: This program has been awarded 1.0 contact hours.

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. P115-6/2024. Approval status does not imply endorsement by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, Central Jersey Family Health Consortium, Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, NJSNA or by ANCC of any commercial products discussed/displayed in conjunction with the educational activity.

Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for participating in the continuing education program, the registrant must log in to the webinar, view the entire presentation, and complete and submit an evaluation. A certificate of completion will be distributed within two weeks of the program.

Disclosure/Commercial Support: The planners and speaker do not have any conflicts of interest to report for this activity. There is no commercial support for this activity.


April 23
June 30
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