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AWHONN Broward NASCEND Essentials: Raising Awareness of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Nirvani Chatoori and Nikisha Smith-Romain

Monday, March 5, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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3d 22h 3m $60.00 $4.06
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3d 22h 3m $80.00 $5.07

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  • Please join the Broward chapter of AWHONN for a 70s conference
  • NASCEND Essentials: Raising Awareness of Neonatal

    Abstinence Syndrome

    presenters: 

K. Dawn Forbes, MD, MS, FAAP

Board certified Pediatric, Neonatal & Perinatal Practitioner

Michael Detmer, MME

Board Certifified NICU Music Therapist 

Sharon A. Hesseltine, BSW

Social Worker 

This one-day conference is targeted to meet the educational needs of health care professionals working in the neonatal/perinatal speciality including:

  • Nurses/Nurse Practitioners
  • Neonatologists
  • Pediatricians
  • OB/GYNs
  • Physician Assistants
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers 

Objectives:

  1. Recognize addiction as a disease and understand its impact
  2. Learn the neurochemical mechanism of addiction via the dopamine reward system
  3. Discuss addiction in pregnancy
  4. Understand the effects of maternal drug use on the fetus and the newborn
  5. Review maternal/infant bonding and attachment and its complication with substance use
  6. Implement 3 steps to help parents build their capacity to engage with their infant
  7. Define NAS and understand its impact
  8. Examine an approach to care to diagnose and monitor preterm infants with NAS
  9. Examine an approach to care for the complicated patient with NAS
  10. Review traditional comfort measures and common signs of infant overstimulation
  11. Learn how to use music as a comfort measure
  12. Assess how to utilize the "iso-principle" to calm and improve sleep in newborns
  13. Review compounding and minimizing factors for GI dysfunction in NAS
  14. Discuss the benifits and contraindications of breastfeeding in NAS
  15. Identify Finnegan rated symptoms, understand their definition and apply scoring at the bedside          

Tentative Conference Agenda: 

8:00 Registration & Breakfast

8:30 Welcome & Introductions

8:45 Understanding Addiction and it's Impact

9:30 NAS Essentials of Care

10:20 Questions

10:30 Break

11:00 Music as a Comfort Measure

11:35 Nutrition Needs in the Infant with NAS

12:05 Questions

12:25 Lunch (30 mins presentation by sponsor)

1:25 Engaging the Family

2:00 Understanding Finnegan and Its Use

3:00 Break

3:30 Utilizing Finnegan

4:40 Questions

5:00 Post test, Evaluation & Adjourn

Call for Poster Abstracts! 

 

If you are interested in displaying a poster of a recent evidence-based topic, project, or

 

research, send abstracts to awhonn.broward@gmail.com by February 28, 2018

This conference is co-sponsored by Mead Johnson Nutrition and AWHONN Broward Chapter in collaboration with Memorial Regional Hospital Family Birthplace

Come join us for a fun day filled with education, professional networking and prizes!

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack will be provided

7.0 nursing and social worker contact hours approved by Memorial Regional Hospital

Application for CPE credit for dietitians was approved by an independent provider

Seating is Limited and Registration ends on 2/28th! Come Dressed in your

Favorite 70's style outfit or accessory! 

Have questions about AWHONN Broward NASCEND Essentials: Raising Awareness of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome? Contact Nirvani Chatoori and Nikisha Smith-Romain

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Signature Grand
6900 Florida 84
Davie, FL 33317

Monday, March 5, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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Organizer

Nirvani Chatoori and Nikisha Smith-Romain

Nirvanni Chatoori, PhD, RNC, DFB, LE-C

and 

Nikkisha Smith-Romain, MSN, RNC, LCCE, DFB

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