Opioid Update: A Pediatric Perspective (Wisconsin Medical Examining Board)
This online education module will feature presentations by content experts regarding adolescent substance use disorder and neonatal abstinence syndrome.
This course meets the 2020 - 2021 WI MEB Opioid education requirements.
This activity is designed for primary care physicians, specialty physicians, allied health professionals, nurses, social workers, professional staff.
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Identify the symptoms of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Explain the impact of the NAS epidemic on national healthcare expenses, NICU hospital days, and foster care referrals
- Summarize conventional assessment and treatment of NAS including the use of the Finnegan scoring tool
- Contrast a proposed new scoring system (NAScore) and new treatment protocol (ESC) with conventional methods
- Critique neurodevelopmental outcome studies of NAS patients and give examples of confounding variables
- Discuss current substance abuse trends in adolescents in Wisconsin and the US and factors behind these trends
- Understand the differences between adolescent and adult substance users and how this impacts treatment and clinical decision making
- Identify common protective factors which decrease risk of teen substance use and risk factors which increase the risk of teen substance use
Course Director: Jeff Britton, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Miles Tsuji, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Allison Schmitt, MS, APNP, NNP-BC; Advocate Aurora Health
Margaret Behm, MSN, APN-CNS, RNC-NIC; Advocate Aurora Health
The planner(s) and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABP MOC Part II
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 2.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
- 2.00 ABP MOC Part 2Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 2.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 2.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™