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Christine Kowaleski

Holistic Management of the Drug Dependent Neonate

  • Speaker: Christine Kowaleski , MSN, NP-BC
  • Presentation Type:
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 Nursing CEU, 1 CME, .1 Midwifery CEU

Over the past decade NICU’s census has grown due drug dependent neonates. Some of the maternal drug use is necessary for medical conditions however the vast majority are mothers in a treatment program receiving either methadone or suboxone. NICU’s continue to strive for consistency in screening and treating infants. This presentation will describe a best practice in both screening and treatment. Also, because it is best practice to treat the entire NICU family the presentation will offer strategies in working with this sometimes challenging population.