These Best of New Orelans sessions were recorded at ANN's 2018 Fall Mother Baby National Nurses Conference.
This bundle includes the 4 recorded lectures below and 4 contact hours of CNE credit. You may also purchase these sessions Individually.
Dr. Stephen Patrick is a acknowledged expert in the area of opioid use and abuse. He has researched and published widely on the opioid epidemic and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Dr. Patrick previously served as Senior Science Policy Advisor to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and has testified before Congress on the rising numbers of newborns being diagnosed with opioid withdrawal after birth. He served as an expert consultant for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s publications “A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders,” and “Advancing the Care of Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and their Infants: A Foundation for Clinical Guidance,” as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Use and Prevention, and as a board member on the US Office of Personnel Management’s Multi-State Plan Program Advisory Board. Dr. Patrick will open the conference by discussing the rise of opioid-related complications among pregnant women and infants and discuss a comprehensive approach to improve outcomes for the dyad.
Dr. Brumund explains the terms used to describe cyanosis and congenital heart disease. He identifies points used to differentiate between respiratory and cardiac causes of cyanosis and explores important features of the clinical assessment for congenital heart disease.
Postpartum depression is an umbrella term that can limit understanding of the spectrum of mood and anxiety symptoms that may occur in the peripartum period. Dr. Bruno discusses the nurse's role in early identification of symptoms and treatment of mood disorders.
Laboring a patient is both an art and a science. And, of course, it's more than looking at the maternal-fetal monitor! A back-to-basics approach will be used to integrate the mechanisms and physiology of labor with various comfort measures, tools, and techniques to labor a woman effectively. Learn how to assess labor progress using non-invasive parameters. These techniques are applicable for both unmedicated and medicated labors and births.