Maternal Substance Screening and Biological Testing
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.
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
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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation