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Opioids: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Learning Objectives

  • Risk factors for NAS
    Maintenance management during pregnancy
    Peripartum pain relief
    Management of NAS after birth
    Severity scoring
    The Eat, Sleep, Console (ESC) system as an emerging standard of care
    NAS and stigma
    Maintain a blueprint for building and sustaining a culture of race equity and inclusion in the workplace

Course Description

The COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by a tragically steep rise in opioid use disorder, with a concomitant increase in the number of newborns with opioid dependency requiring treatment in the first few days of life.

Course at a Glance

target audience icon Target Audience:

Nurses and physicians

time to complete icon Time to Complete:

30 Minutes

contributor icon Contributor:

Atrium, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham

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