NAS Facility Policies / Guidelines

Carolinas Healthcare System:  Management of Pain in the Neonate

Guidelines to ensure the assessment and management of neonatal pain and potential opioid withdrawal

Catawba Valley Medical Center:  Drug Withdrawal

Guidelines on care needed by infants of mothers that used methadone/opiates or other substances while pregnant.  

Forsyth Medical Center:  Neonatal Abstinence Management

Guidelines for the management and cohorting of infants experiencing withdrawal symptoms.  

Forsyth Medical Center:  Best Practice Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome 

Collection of best practices for the treatment of NAS - part 1

Forsyth Medical Center:   Neonatal Abstinence Assessment

Collection of best practices for the treatment of NAS - part 2

UNC:  Urine Toxicology Screening on Labor and Delivery Clinical Guidelines

Guidelines of who should be screened and a description of toxicology testing available at UNC

UNC:  UNC Newborn Nursery Clinical Guidelines

Guidelines for the treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

UNC:  Can my baby withdraw?

Brochure for parents on what to expect with NAS

Vidant: NAS Policy and Procedure

Policy for assessment and care of NAS infant

Vidant: Procedure for management of NAS using Clonidine with Morphine

Details the dosing for pharmacologic treatment of NAS

Vidant: Guide to NAS - What to expect for your baby

Parent education booklet

Presby: NAS Initiation

Initiation order set for NAS

Presby: NAS Symptom-Based Protocol

Protocol for symptom-based morphine administration