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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this program is to help nurses identify the risk factors, symptoms, and nursing interventions for neonatal abstinence syndrome. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define neonatal abstinence syndrome and name three risk factors and five symptoms of NAS
  • Describe five nonpharmacological and two pharmacological interventions for infants exhibiting NAS
  • Discuss three family interventions and educational techniques for the parents of an infant with NAS

Course Termination/ Update Date : 07/13/2019

Course Originally Released on : 12/02/2009

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Accreditation Information

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In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning 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.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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