Neonatal Nursing Education Briefs

Long-Term Outcomes of Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Purpose and Goal: CNEP # 2094

  • Understand the effects of maternal opioid use on the neonate.
  • Learn about the long-term outcomes for infants exposed to opioids.

None of the planners, faculty or content specialists has any conflict of interest or will be presenting any off-label product use. This presentation has no commercial support or sponsorship, nor is it co-sponsored.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • Successfully complete the post-test
  • Complete the evaluation form


  • November 2018 – November 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the characteristics of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).
  • Describe the long-term effects of in utero opioid exposure on the neonate.


Read the Brief: The Long-Term Outcomes of Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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