Maternal Substance Screening and Biological Testing

Pittsburgh, PA US
May 3, 2021

This course will provide the learner an understanding of differences between maternal substance screening and biological testing and the impact in the patient care setting. 

Target Audience

Nursing

Learning Objectives

Describe substance use disorder (SUD), SUD in women, and within the context of pregnancy

Explain barriers to treatment for women with SUD 

Explain the role of screening in the treatment of SUD in pregnant people

Summarize the components of a safe plan of care 

Distinguish between effective and ineffective approaches to communication in healthcare 

Describe the difference between screening and biological testing 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
04/26/2021
Course expires: 
05/31/2021
Event starts: 
05/03/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/03/2021 - 9:00am
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

Leslie Spagnol MSN, RNC-OB

Vivian Petticord DNP, RNC-OB, CNL

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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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