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Educating Parents About Vitamin K in the Newborn Using Knowles' Theory of Adult Learning Principles as a Framework

Twaddell, Jennifer W., PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000256
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Parents must make an educated decision regarding vitamin K administration for their infant prior to birth. With an abundance of information available regarding this topic, the nurse needs to guide the parents through this process. Using Knowles' Theory of Adult Learning Principles as a framework can increase the parents' knowledge and assist the nurse in providing thorough information.

Department of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Correspondence: Jennifer W. Twaddell, PhD, RN, Department of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, One University Dr, Post Office Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372 (jennifer.twaddell@uncp.edu).

The author has disclosed that she has no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

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