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Advances in neonatal care launches journal and CE opportunities on the iPad®

See the journal iPad app at the National Association of Neonatal Nurses 28th Annual Educational Conference

Wolters Kluwer Health

Philadelphia, PA. (October 17, 2012) - Advances in Neonatal Care, the leading source of professional information for neonatal nursing professionals, announced today that its content and CE opportunities are available on the iPad. The Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, Advances in Neonatal Care is published byLippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part ofWolters Kluwer Health.

"Offering our journal on the iPad allows us to bring our premier neonatal nursing content available into an increasingly-digital NICU environment, providing flexible access to the clinical and practice information essential to providing high-quality, evidence-based patient care," said NANN President Susan Reinarz, MSN RN NNP-BC. The new app is being introduced at NANN's 28th Annual Educational Conference in Palm Springs, CA, this week.

In addition to the October issue, Advances in Neonatal Care is offering a featured supplemental issue on Developmental Care, available in print and on the app. This CE supplement, sponsored by an educational grant from Drager, allows nurses to earn 5.5 complimentary Continuing Education Units by reading the content and taking the CE test, which is available through or through the printed supplement.

Evidence-Based Content, Provided Digitally
The iPad edition of Advances in Neonatal Care presents each issue in a state-of-the art digital format for a print-like reading experience. Each issue is delivered directly to the reader's iPad for convenient download and includes enhanced features, such as video and the ability to share articles and content via email. The app also provides links back to the journal website, where subscribers can search, access, complete continuing education opportunities and read the full contents of every issue of from 2001 to the present.

Subsequent issues of the journal will be available on the iPad app on the same bimonthly schedule as the current online and print editions. During an initial trial period, all readers of the journal will have free full access to open issues on the iPad. After this free introductory period, subscribers will continue to enjoy full access via a simple login process.

Experience Advances in Neonatal Care on the iPad at the 28th Annual Educational Conference
Attendees at the conference are encouraged to stop by the Wolters Kluwer Health - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins booth (#1209) in the Exhibit Hall for a live app demonstration and further information.


About Advances in Neonatal Care
Advances in Neonatal Care takes a unique and dynamic approach to the original research and clinical practice articles it publishes. Addressing the practice challenges faced every day--caring for the 40,000-plus low-birth-weight infants in Level II and Level III NICUs each year--the journal promotes evidence-based care and improved outcomes for the tiniest patients and their families. Peer-reviewed editorial includes unique and detailed visual and teaching aids, such as Family Teaching Toolbox, Research to Practice, Cultivating Clinical Expertise, and Online Features.

About the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) was formed in 1984 with the purpose of addressing the educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing, while giving all neonatal nurses national representation. NANN is the professional voice that shapes neonatal nursing through excellence in practice, education, research and professional development. For more information, visit

About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners, professionals and students to learn new skills, stay current on their practice, and make important decisions to improve patient care and clinical outcomes. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).

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