Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Substance Exposed Infants

Returning June 3rd, Select Fridays 7:30 - 8:30 AM.
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Session Leaders

  • Kemi Alli, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Henry J Austin Health Center
  • Kaitlan Baston, MD, MSc, DFASAM, Division Head, Addiction Medicine, Medical
    Director, Government Relations, Cooper University Health Care and Assistant Professor
    of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
  • Robyn D’Oria, MA, RNC, APN, Chief Executive Officer, Central Jersey Family Health
  • Raluca Isenberg, APN, Cooper Center for Healing
  • Nancy Narvell, MS, MBA, PMP, LSSBB, PCMH-CCE, Assistant Vice President for
    Operational Excellence and Population Intelligence at Cooper University HealthCare

Learning Objectives

After participating in ECHO, participants should be better able to:
  • Employ best practice protocols (detox, attachment and safe delivery) for the care of substance-exposed infants (SEI) and delivering mothers dependent on opiates.
  • Support hospitals adhering to the recently adopted regulations NJAC 3A:26 for Substance-Affected Infants and amendments to the NJDOH regulations, requiring hospitals and birthing centers to report all infants affected by legal and illegal substances to the Division of Child Potential and Permanency.
  • Apply practice standards for substance-exposed infants and their families for plans of safe care including NWS (Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome) recovery, family well-being, and child development during the first year of the newborn’s life.
  • Demonstrate alternative approaches to the treatment of NWS (Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome).
  • Identify ways to meet QIP-NJ Maternal Health performance measurements for incentive payment.

NAS/SEI ECHO Curriculum

To view the series curriculum, click here

NAS/SEI ECHO ACCME Accreditation 

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