Webinar - NAS
Sean Loudin, MD, FAAP, presented The Impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome on One West Virginia Community.
This session centered on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). He discussed the epidemiology of NAS, the clinical presentation of and management of infants affected by withdrawal. He introduced innovative alternatives to hospital care for these babies that allows for a smooth transition into society.
Dr. Loudin is a member of the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Marshall University and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. He received his medical degree and completed his Pediatric residency at Marshall University. Dr. Loudin continued his training with a three-year fellowship in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. His research and clinical interests focus on neonatal abstinence syndrome, prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, ventilator support of extremely low birth weight infants, and pain management. Dr. Loudin is a Board-certified pediatrician, Board-certified in Neonatology subspecialty and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.