Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021

Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET

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Nonmembers: $75

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Program description:
The incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) has increased significantly in the past decade, due in part to the opioid crisis. In this webinar, Patrick Clements, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine, will review evidence-based practices for screening and treating NAS and the importance of family-centered care.

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:  

  • Apply evidence-based practices for screening, monitoring and treating neonatal abstinence syndrome.
  • Understand the importance of family-centered care for infants affected by opioid use during pregnancy.
  • Understand how bias can affect the care of families affected by opioid use disorder.

Patrick Clements, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
IU School of Medicine
Riley Hospital for Children
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

About the speaker:

Dr. Patrick Clements obtained his medical degree from the University of Toledo. He completed his pediatric residency training and chief residency at Riley Hospital for Children and the IU School of Medicine. He is a Riley pediatric hospitalist and serves as the medical director of well-newborn care at IU Health Methodist Hospital. In addition, he is the physician champion of the IU Health Newborn Clinical Effectiveness council. Dr. Clements is a member of the executive board of the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics..

CME information

Designation Statement: The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) designates this live webinar for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure: In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, educational programs sponsored by the ISMA must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in an ISMA-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial relationships with an “ineligible company” whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. None of the members of the CME Planning Committee or our speaker have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Note: While offering the CME credit hours listed in these pages, these activities are not intended to provide extensive training in a field.

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9/9/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Live Webinar