Caring for Pregnant Patients with a Substance Use Disorder
The goal of the training is to help Care Coordination and Discharge Planning staff to gain an increased understanding of providing quality care to persons with substance use disorder. Additionally, focus will be on use of appropriate language and acquiring skills needed to build trust/rapport within a brief treatment model.
Nurses and Social Workers
Identify risk factors, barriers to care, and prevalence of substance use disorders in people seeking support within health care settings.
Recognize the influence of providers on people’s willingness to pursue treatment for a substance use disorder.
Understand how treatment levels and models of care, including harm reduction practices, impact patient coordination and continuity
Traci Day LSW
Stacy Freeman-Pistella LPC, CAADC
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Nursing (ANCC) - The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.
Social Work - As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance