Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Awareness 2022 Virtual Conference Series - Engaging in Systems-level Change to Transform Care for Women with Substance Use Disorder
The extreme spike in overdose deaths and substance-exposed pregnancies that communities across the United States have suffered in recent decades, combined with worsening maternal morbidity and mortality outcomes and a global pandemic, have created a perfect storm for women of reproductive age who experience problematic substance use, behavioral health concerns, poverty and trauma. Health care and safety net service providers who treat and support this population are at the center of this storm and are in need of large scale, system-level solutions to successfully care for their patients and clients in the context of an ever-changing and increasingly complex service environment. This workshop will explore promising system change strategies to improve perinatal health, safety and recovery outcomes for the mom-baby dyad and mitigate the harmful impact of substances, particularly opioids. We will also discuss lessons learned that can be applied in any setting to create a more responsive and empathic approach to care for families at the crossroads of multiple systems.
Healthcare providers in internal medicine, family practice, and pain management will benefit from this course.
- Describe national trends in women’s health and substance use disorder.
- Identify at least three successful models of system change that improve women’s behavioral health outcomes.
- Cite at least three simple system changes to create more responsive service environments for women with substance use disorder.
Virtual Conference taking place through Teams
Kari J. Earle, M.Ed.
Technical Expert Lead, Rural Communities Opioid Response Program, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), JBS International, Inc.
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A maximum of 1.0 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.
OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 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 Attendance