Workshop Objectives:

1) Increase understanding of drug addiction during pregnancy.

2) Identification of drugs used by pregnant women and fetal/neonatal outcomes.

3) Describe the incidence of drug withdrawal within the neonatal population.

4) Identify drugs associated with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and screening methods.

5) Describe the signs and symptoms of withdrawal.

6) Describe NAS scoring tools and the importance of being reliable in using these tools.

7) Identify management strategies for treating neonates with NAS.

8) Establish inter-observer reliability in using the Finnegan Scoring Tool.

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