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Improving the Identification and Care of Substance Exposed Newborns
December 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Logan Regional Medical Center OB Classroom
When: December 6, 2019 4:30 – 6:00 pm (dinner provided)
Cost: The event is free, but PLEASE RSVP to Jeanette Sexton Jeanette.Sexton1@lpnt.net or 304.831.1245 or Janine Breyel at email@example.com or 304.216.3437
Featured Speakers: Stefan Maxwell, MD Clinical Associate Professor, WVU Charleston Division Medical Director, Neonatology Charleston Area Medical, MEDNAX and
Molly Scarborough McMillion RN, BSN, IBCLC, LCCE, CPST Director, West Virginia Breastfeeding Alliance Special Projects Consultant, West Virginia Perinatal Partnership
Objectives: 1. Review the pathophysiology of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). 2. Describe recommended screening, identification and treatment of newborns with intrauterine substance exposure. 3. Review the use of Project WATCH in gathering NAS surveillance data in West Virginia. 4. Describe how to assess signs and symptoms of NAS. 5. Learn about non-pharmacologic interventions, including therapeutic handling 6. Explain when breastfeeding is appropriate for at-risk infants.
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