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Receive a continuing education certificate immediately by visiting www.jmwhce.org to take the test, complete the evaluation, and pay processing fees online.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION

  1. Top of page
  2. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION
  3. FORM INSTRUCTIONS
  4. TEST ANSWERS
  5. EVALUATION
  6. OBJECTIVES
  7. TEST QUESTIONS

This continuing education article has been approved by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) for 0.2 continuing education units (CEUs) (2 contact hours). All continuing education forms must be received by October 31, 2015.

ACNM is an approved provider of CEUs for certified nurse-midwives/certified midwives (CNMs/CMs). ACNM CEUs are accepted for the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) Certificate Maintenance Program (CMP) and for National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification maintenance. Other professional groups may recognize ACNM CEUs as well. Health care providers who are not CNMs/CMs should check with their certifying and licensing agencies.

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FORM INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Top of page
  2. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION
  3. FORM INSTRUCTIONS
  4. TEST ANSWERS
  5. EVALUATION
  6. OBJECTIVES
  7. TEST QUESTIONS
  1. Complete this form.
  2. Enclose a check or money order made payable to ACNM or Visa or MasterCard information and mail or fax to:
    • American College of Nurse-Midwives
    • P.O. Box 759147
    • Baltimore, MD 21275-9147
    • Fax: 240-485-1818
  3. Participants will receive a CEU certificate in the mail. Please allow 4 weeks for processing. The date on the CEU certificate will be the day remuneration and the completed form are received.
  4. There is a rush fee of $20.00 for immediate processing. All rush orders must be faxed with Visa or MasterCard information to 240–485–1818. Rush orders will be processed within 3 business days after credit card has been charged.

TEST ANSWERS

  1. Top of page
  2. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION
  3. FORM INSTRUCTIONS
  4. TEST ANSWERS
  5. EVALUATION
  6. OBJECTIVES
  7. TEST QUESTIONS

After reading the articles, fill in the answers to the test questions on the reverse side of this page in the space provided below.

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OBJECTIVES

  1. Top of page
  2. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION
  3. FORM INSTRUCTIONS
  4. TEST ANSWERS
  5. EVALUATION
  6. OBJECTIVES
  7. TEST QUESTIONS

After completion of this continuing education article, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the functions of oxytocin receptors.
  2. Identify challenges in studying oxytocin on the molecular level.
  3. Discuss maternal effects of oxytocin in the postpartum period.

TEST QUESTIONS

  1. Top of page
  2. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION
  3. FORM INSTRUCTIONS
  4. TEST ANSWERS
  5. EVALUATION
  6. OBJECTIVES
  7. TEST QUESTIONS

Select the one best answer for each of the multiple choice questions below.

  1. The predominant source of circulating oxytocin is the:
    1. hypothalamus.
    2. peripheral organs and tissues.
    3. pituitary.
  2. Oxytocin receptors are found throughout the body with particularly high concentrations in the:
    1. heart.
    2. kidneys.
    3. spleen.
  3. In psychiatric disorders, intranasal administration of synthetic oxytocin has an
    1. antidepressant effect.
    2. antipsychotic effect.
    3. anxiolytic effect.

Receive a continuing education certificate immediately by visiting www.jmwhce.org to take the test, complete the evaluation, and pay processing fees online.