Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Symposium 2023
Full course description
8th Annual Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Symposium
Theme: Connecting Families and Communities using a Culturally Congruent Approach
June 26-27, 2023 Conference
Pre-conference June 25, 2023 (registration is seperate fee $35/ea)
Location: Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
All sessions will be provided in person only (no virtual options).
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS NOW OPEN – SUBMIT TODAY!
Agenda - TBA
Meet the Speakers - TBA
Texas recognizes June as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Awareness Month learn more HB No. 405 The NAS symposium will contain useful information and unique engagement opportunities with an array of accomplished community and professional speakers. We hope you will attend and take advantage of all the symposium will offer.
What you can expect:
- Increase education about and reduce stigma surrounding substance use during pregnancy.
- Emphasize the relationship between abrupt discontinuation of substances, maternal relapse, overdose, withdrawal, and fetal distress.
- Provide community resources for pregnant women in Texas.
Learning Outcome: Participants will identify at least one area in which the symposium increased their knowledge regarding connecting families and communities using culturally congruent approaches and the latest evidence-based practice relating to neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Continuing Education provided for Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor & Peer Support Providers
Continuing Nursing Education:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Continuing Social Work Education:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas
State Board of Social Worker Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.
Continuing Medical Education:
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide continuing medical education for physicians
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Continuing Education Unit:
The Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is a provider of continuing education for the following clinical licenses: Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) Counselors.