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104 - The Innocent in Opioid Use and Abuse - Assessment and Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome 
March 12, 2015   1:15pm - 2:15pm
Total Credits:
1.00 CH, which includes 1.00 hour(s) of Pharmacology Credit  
  Synced Audio / Video / Slides

Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:
  • 1.Define the problem of substance abuse in pregnancy, prevalence, and its effects on the fetus and newborn infant.
  • 2.Identify the signs and symptoms of withdrawal in the newborn infant and scoring with the NAS assessment tool.
  • 3. Develop management strategies for the infant withdrawing from prenatal exposure to opioids.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • Complete and submit the evaluation for this CNE activity
Provider, Academy of Neonatal Nursing, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 6261; and Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #FBN 3218, content code 2505.
The Academy of Neonatal Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Release Date: March 11, 2015
Expiration Date: March 31, 2018
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
Disclaimer: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing assumes no responsibility or liability for the content presented. Care of the infant should always be individualized and no one source relied upon for information regarding aspects of care. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by ANN, ANA, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

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The Academy of Neonatal Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.