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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.

Author Information

Course development guided by the expertise of Dr. Leslie Kerzner, and Dr. Douglas Dodds, FAAP, SFHM

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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