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      October 25, 2019

      Friday   1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

      8099 College Parkway
      Fort Myers, Florida 33919

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      FSW Human Services Conference on Substance Exposed Newborns & Children

      Join the FSW Human Services department for a free, half-day conference on Substance Exposed Newborns and Children, Friday, Oct. 25, 1 p.m., in Building AA, Room 177 at the FSW Lee Campus. The keynote presentation will be a medical overview of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), with a history of its emergence in Florida, our local experience, and the evolving management with new directions in care.

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      Keynote Speaker 1:00 - 2:00 PM
      Dr. William Liu, M.D. Medical Director, NICU, Golisano Children's Hospital of SouthWest Florida, and Corporate Medical Director, Pediatrix Medical Group of Florida, Inc., Fort Myers, FL

      Break Out Sessions from 2:15 - 3:00 PM:
      1) Richard Keelan, Lee Health: Developmental characteristics and challenges for substance exposed infants and children;

      2) Nadereh Salim, Children's Network of SW FL: Placement, and follow up care for substance exposed newborns and children;

      3) Carolina Ferrer, Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU)-Golisano Children's Hospital: A day in the life of a social worker in the NICU

      4) Att. Andrew Banyai, Lee County Legal Aid Society: An informal discussion about the legal issues for substance exposed pregnant mothers, substance exposed newborns, and their families.

      Q&A-Panel Discussion with the Presenters- 3:15 - 4:30 PM

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Health & Wellness

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.