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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Training

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Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018 11:33 AM

To provide effective and sustainable training for West Virginia pre-hospital field providers and acute care facility personnel in the care and recognition of infants exposed to substances during pregnancy who require treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) after hospital discharge.



  • To discuss the history of substance use in pregnancy in West Virginia.
  • Review the most common substances used in pregnancy.
  • Describe the effects substances have on the newborn.
  • Recognize Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
  • Discuss treatment options.


Upcoming Symposiums

This lecture will be presented by two physicians at various locations statewide.


March 15, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Harless Auditorium

Marshall University Medical Center on the Campus of

Cabell Huntington Hospital

Speaker: Sean Loudin, MD, FAAP


March 21, 2018 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Oglebay Resort

465 Lodge Drive Rt. 88, North

Wheeling, WV 26003

Speaker: Sean Loudin, MD, FAAP


March 23, 2018 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Robert Mollohan Research Center

1000 Galliher Drive

Fairmont, WV 26554

Speaker: Sean Loudin, MD, FAAP


March 26, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tamarack Conference Center

1 Tamarack Place

Beckley, WV 25801

Speaker: Stefan Maxwell, MD


March 29, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Holiday Inn & Suites

400 Second Avenue

South Charleston, WV 25303

Speaker: Stefan Maxwell, MD


April 3, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

300 Campus Drive

Parkersburg, WV 26104

Speaker: Stefan Maxwell, MD



Continuing Education

EMS approved for 2.0 Continuing Education (CE) Units. Nursing CEs are pending approval.



To register, visit:


There is no charge to attend the symposium.


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