People support what they help to create: Improving clinical outcomes with neonatal abstinence syndrome
Amy R. Chastain, BSN, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
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Our NICU started a journey of interdisciplinary collaboration, employee education standardization, patient care standardization, and peer coaching for the patient families. Throughout our journey we have been able to decrease our length of stay from 37.6 days in 2014 to about 16 days in 2018.
45th Biennial Convention 2019 Theme: Connect. Collaborate. Catalyze.
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NAS Task Force;
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
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