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Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Overview / Abstract:

Learning Objectives:
Describe the opioid epidemic in the United States
Review the mechanisms of action of opiates and what causes withdrawal symptoms
Describe current treatment strategies for NAS and outcomes


Nov 02, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME





Credits / Hours

1.25 hours, Rx=.75



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Moira Crowley MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Neonatal ECMO Program
Director, Neonatal Consultative Services
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Toxicology, Substance Abuse / Dependence, Public Health / Community Health, Pharmacology, Perinatology, Pediatrics, Pain Management, Overdose (Drug), OB/GYN / Women's Health

Keywords / Search Terms

Contemporary Forums Online NAS, NICU, drug addicted infant, withdrawal symptoms, treatment strategies, opiods, alcohol, infant, newborn

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