NAS Symposium Mercer County May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

In the mother/baby dyad that exists post-partum all members of the healthcare team need to be aware of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and how it affects the family. Awareness of resources in the community that are available to the healthcare team that is also supporting mom, baby and family will be helpful for improved outcomes.

Agendas are attached on main page for the two different programs 

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

• Define and understand Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and who is affected by it

• Identify and be educated on effective and available interventions

• Demonstrate ways they can support children and families affected by NAS

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.00 ASWB
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/20/2022
Course expires: 
08/31/2022
Event starts: 
05/20/2022 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/20/2022 - 3:00pm EDT

In the mother/baby dyad that exists post-partum all members of the healthcare team need to be aware of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and how it affects the family. Awareness of resources in the community that are available to the healthcare team that is also supporting mom, baby and family will be helpful for improved outcomes.

Agendas are attached on main page for the two different programs 

Mercer County CYS
Mercer, PA
United States

Myron Bundrant, Recovery Resolutions

Melissa Hollen, Early Intervention

Kelley Carico, Parent in Recovery

Brad Schweitzer, Empowering the Mind

Lisa Herman Bradley, House of Healing

Mark Marcus, Recovery Resolutions

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 5.0 continuing education credits.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.0 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.00 ASWB
  • 5.00 Attendance
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