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Updates in Pharmacotherapy for NAS

by Amy Holmes, PharmD, BCPPS
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Neonatal
Abstract:

This presentation will provide a general overview of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) followed by a more detailed discussion of some of the more recently published approaches to treatment. This will include review of alternative dosing strategies for morphine as well as the use of buprenorphine for management of NAS symptoms.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Participants will be able to describe etiology and presentation of neonatal abstinence syndrome;

Objective 2: Participants will be able to discuss various treatment options for neonatal abstinence syndrome;

Objective 3: Participants will be able to discuss recent literature evaluating buprenorphine as a treatment for NAS.


Categories: Neonates
Presentations: 11  |  Hours / CE Credits: 11.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks