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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Something Borrowed, Something New: Are There Best Therapies?

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Overview / Abstract:

Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate improved understanding of current limitations of pharmacologic management of neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Have an improved knowledge base of current management options for treating neonatal abstinence.
Articulate the ethical and moral challenges and dilemmas in caring for mothers and infants exposed to illicit substances.


May 27, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE





Credits / Hours

1.25 hours, Rx=1.0



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Alan Bedrick MD
Professor, Pediatrics/Chief, Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology
Arizona Elks Endowed Chair in Neonatology
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, Arizona

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Substance Abuse / Dependence, Social Issues, Public Health / Community Health, Pharmacology, Perinatology, Pediatrics, Ethics

Keywords / Search Terms

Contemporary Forums Online neonatal abstinence syndrome, NAS, NICU, pharmacy, mother, infant, drug exposed, alcohol, substance abuse in pregnancy, treatment, pharmacologic management

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