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2016 National Neonatal Nurses/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

010a - Treatment of Pregnant Women with a Chemical Dependency

Sep 7, 2016 8:00am ‐ Sep 7, 2016 9:00am

Credits: None available.


Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Treatment of  Pregnant Women with a Chemical Dependency
Presenter(s): Jessica Young, MD, MPH
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.25 Rx
Intended Audience: All neonatal and mother baby 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.
Session Description: Dr. Young will discuss the evidenced-based treatment options for treatment of opioid dependency in pregnancy. Included in the discussion are risks and benefits of medication assisted treatment and detoxification. Barriers to treatment will also be presented.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the disease of opioid dependency and the risks. 
  • Discuss the treatment for opioid dependency and other common drugs of abuse during pregnancy.
  • Identify what makes management of labor and delivery and postpartum care different for women with opioid dependency.
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: September 7, 2016
Expiration Date: September 30, 2019
  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.


Tags: NAS


  • 1.00 - CH
  • 0.25 - Rx

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