A Descriptive Study of Neonatal Nurses' Perceptions, Knowledge, and Practice on Support of Breastfeeding in the NICU

The purpose of this descriptive, correlational study was to examine the knowledge, practice, and perceptions of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses regarding breastfeeding. Respondents completed a 34-item investigator generated survey. The survey utilized a 4 point Likert scale to measure views in each of three domains: knowledge, practice, and perception of breastfeeding.

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Work Title A Descriptive Study of Neonatal Nurses' Perceptions, Knowledge, and Practice on Support of Breastfeeding in the NICU
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  1. Barbara Shocker, RN, MEd, IBCLC
  2. Kim K. Haidet, PhD, NNP-BC
  3. Melissa Koonce, BSN, RN
  4. Karen Campbell, RN, IBCLC
  5. Lindsay Zaleski, BSN, RN
  6. Lori Merkel, BSN, RNC-NIC
Keyword
  1. Penn State Hershey Nursing
  2. Neonatal Nursing
  3. Neonatal Intensive Care
  4. Breastfeeding
License All rights reserved
Work Type Article
Publication Date January 2012
Subject
  1. Breastfeeding
  2. Neonatal nursing
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Deposited November 25, 2013

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  • Added Creator Barbara Shocker, RN, MEd, IBCLC
  • Added Creator Kim K. Haidet, PhD, NNP-BC
  • Added Creator Melissa Koonce, BSN, RN
  • Added Creator Karen Campbell, RN, IBCLC
  • Added Creator Lindsay Zaleski, BSN, RN
  • Added Creator Lori Merkel, BSN, RNC-NIC
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