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Continuing education codes for NCC maintenance (updated April, 2014)

Following is a list of March of Dimes continuing nursing education (CNE) activities and the nursing specialty and maintenance codes assigned to them by the National Certification Corporation (NCC). For more information about any of these activities, visit our CNE activities list.

NCC codes

  • INP: Inpatient Obstetric Nursing
  • LRN: Low Risk Neonatal Nursing
  • MNN: Maternal Newborn Nursing
  • NIC: Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
  • NNP: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • WHC: Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner

NCC codes for March of Dimes nursing activities

Abuse during pregnancy: A protocol for prevention and Intervention, 3rd edition
  • INP = Code 3 Pregnancy and obstetric complications
  • LRN = Code 1 Mother/Fetus
  • MNN = Code 1 Maternal/Neonatal factors affecting outcomes
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 1 Physical assessment
  • WHC = Code 3 Physical assessment and diagnostic tools

Antepartum assessment and laboratory evaluation: The first visit
  • INP = Code 3 Pregnancy and obstetric complications
  • LRN = Code 1 Mother/Fetus
  • MNN = Code 1 Maternal/Neonatal factors affecting outcomes
  • NIC Not applicable
  • NNP Not applicable
  • WHC = Code 2B Pathophysiology obstetrics
Antepartum assessment and laboratory evaluation: Ongoing care
  • INP Not applicable
  • LRN Not applicable
  • MNN Not applicable
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP Not applicable
  • WHC = Code 1 Normal physiology and management
Assessment of risk in the term newborn, 2nd edition
  • INP = Code 5 Newborn
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management.
  • MNN = Code 3 Newborn assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 1 Physical assessment
  • WHC Not applicable
Breastfeeding the healthy newborn
  • INP = Code 4 Postpartum
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management.
  • MNN = Code2 Postpartum assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHC = Code 1 Normal physiology and management
Breastfeeding the infant with special needs, 2nd edition
  • INP = Code 4 Postpartum
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management.
  • MNN = Code2 Postpartum assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHC = Code 1 Normal physiology and management
Challenges and management of infertility, including assisted reproductive technologies
  • INP Not applicable
  • LRN Not applicable
  • MNN Not applicable
  • NIC Not applicable
  • NNP Not applicable
  • WHC = Code 2A Pathophysiology gynecology
Cultural competence: An essential journey for perinatal nurses
  • INP = Code 2 Labor and delivery
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management.
  • MNN = Code2 Postpartum assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHC = Code 1 Normal physiology and management
Diabetes in pregnancy, 4th edition
  • INP = Code 3 Pregnancy and obstetric complications
  • LRN = Code 1 Mother/Fetus
  • MNN = Code 1 Maternal/Neonatal factors affecting outcomes
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 1 Physical assessment
  • WHC = Code 2B Pathophysiology obstetrics
Family Health History: Clinical decision support for quality improvement
  • INP = Code 3 Pregnancy and obstetric complications
  • LRN = Code 1 Mother/Fetus
  • MNN = Code 1 Maternal/Neonatal factors affecting outcomes
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 1 Physical assessment
  • WHNP = Code 3 Physical assessment and diagnostic tools
Genetic issues for perinatal nurses, 3rd edition
  • INP = Code 3 Pregnancy and obstetric complications
  • LRN = Code 3 Neonatal complications
  • MNN = Code 1 Maternal/Neonatal factors affecting outcomes
  • NIC = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • NNP = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • WHC = Code 3 Physical assessment and diagnostic Tools
Intrapartum nursing management of preterm labor
  • INP = Code 3 Pregnancy and obstetric complications
  • LRN Not applicable
  • MNN Not applicable
  • NIC Not applicable
  • NNP Not applicable
  • WHC = Code 2B Pathophysiology obstetrics
Kangaroo care in the NICU, part 1: Understanding the impact of kangaroo care on neonatal vital signs
  • INP OB = Code 5 Newborn
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management
  • MNN = Code 3 Newborn assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHNP = n/a
Kangaroo care in the NICU, part 2: Understanding the impact of kangaroo care beyond neonatal vital signs
  • INP OB = Code 5 Newborn
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management
  • MNN = Code 3 Newborn assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHNP = n/a
Loss and grief in the childbearing period
  • INP = Code 4 Postpartum
  • LRN = Code 3 Neonatal complications
  • MNN = Code 2 Postpartum assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHC = Code 2B Pathophysiology obstetrics
Perinatal and neonatal ethics: Facing contemporary challenges
  • INP = Code 6 Professional practice
  • LRN = Code 5 Professional practice
  • MNN = Code 4 Professional Practice
  • NIC = Code 4 Professional practice
  • NNP = Code 5 Professional practice
  • WHC = Code 5 Professional practice
Postpartum care
  • INP = Code 4 Postpartum
  • LRN Not applicable
  • MNN = Code 2 Postpartum assessment and management
  • NIC Not applicable
  • NNP Not applicable
  • WHC = Code 1 Normal physiology and management
Preconception health promotion: A focus for women's wellness
  • INP = Not applicable
  • LRN Not applicable
  • MNN Not applicable
  • NIC Not applicable
  • NNP Not applicable
  • WHC = Code 1 Normal physiology and management
Preconception health promotion: The foundation for a healthier tomorrow
  • INP Not applicable
  • LRN Not applicable
  • MNN Not applicable
  • NIC Not applicable
  • NNP Not applicable
  • WHC = Code 1 Normal physiology and management
The premature infant: Nursing assessment and management, 2nd edition
  • INP = Code 5 Newborn
  • LRN = Code 3 Neonatal complications
  • MNN = Code 3 Newborn assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • NNP = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • WHC Not applicable
Preterm infants: Transition to home and follow-up
  • INP = Code 4 Postpartum
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management.
  • MNN = Code 2 Postpartum assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHC Not applicable
Taking the evidence-based case for kangaroo care into the clinical setting
  • INP OB = Code 5 Newborn
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management
  • MNN = Code 3 Newborn assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 3 General management
  • WHNP = n/a
Tobacco, alcohol and drug use in childbearing families
  • INP = Code 3 Pregnancy and obstetric complications
  • LRN = Code 1 Mother/Fetus
  • MNN = Code 3 Newborn assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • NNP = Code 2 Physiology and pathophysiology
  • WHC = Code 2B Pathophysiology obstetrics
Understanding the behavior of term infants
  • INP = Code 5 Newborn
  • LRN = Code 2 Physical assessment, thermoregulation and normal management.
  • MNN = Code 3 Newborn assessment and management
  • NIC = Code 1 General assessment
  • NNP = Code 1 Physical assessment
  • WHC Not applicable


Last updated 4/2014

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