Full course description
Understanding the Role of Trauma when Providing Education to Care for Newborns with NAS; Including the Benefits of Involving Mothers
Enduring July 2021-July 2023
This presentation will be organized into two parts. In the first part, an introduction to the concept of trauma-informed care will be provided. In the second part, the principles of trauma-informed care will be applied to supporting women and their families to be involved in care during the hospital stay and develop confidence for transition to home and the early months of parenting.
Lenora is a Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. She has practiced as a Registered Nurse for over 30 years in a range of maternal-infant settings and roles and has had a long-standing practice and research interest in the area of substance use during pregnancy. She is a member of the Canada FASD Partnership Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Determinants of Health Perspective and the British Columbia Perinatal Substance Use Systems Transformation Project working group, and was a member of the Vermont Oxford Network Scientific Steering Committee for the NAS Improvement Collaborative. She has been involved in planning and launching an integrated women's program in her community and developing an education and support program for foster care providers who care for infants prenatally exposed to substances across British Columbia and Alberta.
CONTINUING EDUCATION STATEMENTS
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.
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.
UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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.