The Opioid Explosion in Minnesota:
How Opioid Abuse during Pregnancy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Impact Your Work
October 24, 2014
8:00-8:10 a.m. Introduction, Martha Overby
8:10-9:30 a.m. An Emerging Drug Crisis for Our Babies: Pregnancy & Addiction by Prescription
Loretta Finnegan, MD
9:30-10:00 a.m. The Opioid Crisis: Reflections from an Urban Neonatologist
Jeanne Mrozek, MD
10:00-10:10 a.m. Break
10:10-10:40 a.m. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Not Just a Big City Problem
Christina Falgier, MD
10:40 a.m.-noon Panel Discussion
Edward Ehlinger, MD, MSPH; Commissioner – Minnesota Department of Health
Amy Langenfeld, RN, PHN, MS, CNM, SANE-A; Midwife – Indian Health Board of Minneapolis
Kim Pearson, RN, CNML; Nurse Manager, Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth
Erin Sullivan Sutton, JD; Assistant Commissioner, Children and Family Services – Minnesota Department of Human Services
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