CSH Symposium: "The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Epidemic: Evidenced Based Recommendations for the Provision of Quality Care"
Friday, September 30, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, 200 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, NJ
Dr. Sharon Burke or Tracey Page
About The Symposium:
Learn practical strategies which will improve the overall well-being of an infant with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
Who Should Attend:
Healthcare providers, mental health professionals, therapists, parents/caregivers and other professionals interested to hear from experts who directly treat babies with NAS.
Topics To Be Presented:
- The NAS Epidemic: Epidemiology and Physiology of Addiction: Sharon Burke, MD, PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital
- Pharmacokinetics of Opioids and Medication Detoxification in Newborns : Sharon Burke, MD
- Using the Modified Finnegan Scale: Elaine Mustacchio, MSN, RN, CRRN
- Nutritional Needs for Newborns in Withdrawal: Arti Shah, APN
- The Role of Occupational Therapy in Sensory Modulation in Infants with NAS: Alana Murphy MS OTR/L
- Feeding Therapy for Infants with NAS: Lindsay Lisch MA, CCC-SLP
- Care Coordination: Supporting the Transition Home: Marianne Aiello, CSW
- The Role of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP) Community Supports: Debbie Catanese, CSW
- One Family’s Journey: Karen Symington
- Developmental Outcomes in Opioid Exposed Infants: Malia Beckwith, MD
- Panel Discussion: Our list of presenters and Naomi Pickholtz, PhD; Pat O’Hanlon of CSH Family Faculty
This activity has been submitted to New Jersey State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. New Jersey State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. For more information regarding contact hours, please call Claudia E. Carron, MSN, RN at 732-258-7277. Planners and speakers have no relevant relationships or conflict of interest to declare. There is no commercial support and/or sponsorship for this activity. In order to earn contact hours the participant must stay for the whole program and provide a completed evaluation for each session.
The cost for the symposium is $75.00 a person which includes breakfast and lunch. For questions, or if you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Dr. Sharon Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tracey Page at email@example.com.
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