Neonatal Pharmacology 2013

Organization: Contemporary Forums

Venue: Hyatt Regency La Jolla

Location: La Jolla, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 06, 2013 / 7:00 am - (PST) End Date/Time: Jun 08, 2013 / 5:15 pm - (PST)
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If you are struggling to keep up with the recommended medication management for the NICU infant, if you are not sure whether medication delivery in your unit is as safe as it could be, don't miss this opportunity to update your clinical knowledge of neonatal pharmacology. We look forward to seeing you in La Jolla!

Conference Highlights include:

  • New neuroprotective strategies for encephalopathy, and management of neonatal abstinence syndrome and seizures.
  •  Preconference on Advances in Neonatal Nutrition focusing on nutritional risks, micro-nutrition, issues in TPN administration, and maximizing growth through use of breast or donor milk.
  • Management and treatment of sepsis in the neonate.
  • Maximizing medication availability during drug shortages.
  • Methods to improve NICU medication safety.
  • Core Competency Areas and Content Topics for NCC Certification Maintenance in your specialty are included in this conference.

Don't miss this opportunity to update your knowledge of recommended medication management for the NICU infant. Join colleagues from across the U.S. and come away refreshed and renewed to put your passion into your practice!


Kelly C. Wade, MD, PhD, MSCE Conference Chair

Jason B. Sauberan, PharmD Program Consultant


Kathryn Clayton, MSN, MBA, ALNC Program Manager Contemporary Forums

Conference Objectives

This program will enable the experienced clinician to better:

  • Evaluate the safety and efficacy of cardiovascular pharmacotherapies.
  • Outline new antibiotic dosing and safety protocols for the NICU population.
  • Anticipate potential side effects of neonatal drug therapy, recognize adverse reactions and discuss their management.
  • Evaluate alternative treatments when drug shortages occur.
  • List neuroprotective strategies and outcomes
Who Should Attend?

Anyone involved in the care of high-risk newborns including:

  •  Neonatologists
  •  Nurse Practitioners
  •  Clinical Nurse Specialists
  •  Experienced Staff Nurses
  •  Educators and Instructors
  •  Nurse Managers
  •  Pharmacists
  •  Physician Assistants
  •  You!


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La Jolla
United States


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