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Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • 1
    Discuss the difference between malformations, deformations, disruptions and dysplasia.
  • 2
    Recognize the importance of assessing for the presence of minor congenital anomalies in the newborn.
  • 3
    Understand the potential significance of selected minor congenital anomalies and why their presence may require further investigation.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Credit

inline image A total of 2 contact hours may be earned as CNE credit for reading “Physical Assessment of the Newborn: Minor Congenital Anomalies” and for completing an online post-test and participant feedback form.

To take the test and complete the participant feedback form, please visit Certificates of completion will be issued on receipt of the completed participant feedback form and processing fees.

AWHONN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

AWHONN also holds California and Alabama BRN numbers: California CNE provider #CEP580 and Alabama #ABN0058.