7th Annual Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Symposium


Virtual presentations on Zoom will be provided instead of an in person symposium, for the continued safety from COVID-19           

Texas recognizes June as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Awareness Month learn more HB No. 405

The 2022 NAS symposium will contain useful information and unique engagement opportunities with an array of accomplished community and professional speakers.  We hope you will attend and take advantage of all the symposium will offer.

What you can expect:

  1. Increase education about and reduce stigma surrounding substance use during pregnancy.
  2. Emphasize the relationship between abrupt discontinuation of substances, maternal relapse, overdose, withdrawal, and fetal distress.
  3. Provide community resources for pregnant women in Texas.

Learning Outcomes (following participation in the 2022 NAS Symposium, 80% of participants will be able to):

  1. Report at least one best practice to be adopted in the care of pregnant/parenting women with SUD and infants with NAS.
  2. Identify statewide resources available for pregnant/parenting women with SUD and infants with NAS.
  3. Discuss the TX Health & Human Services (HHSC) response to SUD in pregnant/parenting women and infants with NAS.

CE provided for Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, LCDC, LPC & Peer Support Providers


University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas

State Board of Social Worker Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.


The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


The Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is a provider of continuing education for the following clinical licenses: Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) Counselors.

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This symposium and webpage are sponsored by Texas Health and Human Services Commission in partnership with UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing.