Exploring the challenges pharmacology brings to the NICU environment, NEONATAL PHARMACOLOGY, in affiliation with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, blends unparalleled access to neonatal experts, informal conversation, and detailed case studies with real-world applications and best practices, in a three-day course designed to arm neonatal healthcare professionals with the clinical tools necessary to ensure the safety of their fragile patients.

Conference Objectives:

  • Examine the most current ways in which to ensure medication safety in the NICU.
  • Discuss updated AAP Hepatitis B vaccine recommendations, dealing with vaccine hesitation, and current antibiotic dosing in the NICU.
  • Discuss prevention and management of BPD, including the use of steroids, diuretics, and pharmacological and medical methods of management of pulmonary hypertension in infants with BPD.
  • Assess and evaluate controversies surrounding the pharmaceutical management of pain and sedition across the ages.
  • Identify the effectiveness and role of interdisciplinary communication in your institution related to the pharmacologic management of the NICU patients in your care, and ways in which to improve it.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse-Midwives
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Educators
  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • anyone else interested in a comprehensive primary care pharmacology update.