Perinatal Substance Use Disorder: Focus on Postpartum Period
Identification and early intervention for pregnant and postpartum women with substance-use disorders (SUD) are critical for optimizing maternal and neonatal health and wellbeing. The risk factors, common barriers to treatment, evidence-based practices around screening and interventions, and the framework for collaborative strategies to support pregnant and postpartum women with SUD will be discussed.
This activity is jointly provided by OptumHealth Education and Community and State–Hoosier Care Connect.
There was no commercial support received for this activity.
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This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, PAs, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, therapists, and mental health and SUD providers who are interested in learning about perinatal health issues associated with at-risk individuals that experience mental health and/or SUDs.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Examine components of post-pregnancy recovery, including postpartum depression.
- Discuss support for families (mother, infant, father, other family members).
- Identify common barriers for ongoing treatment.
- Explore evidence-based practices/treatment modalities.
Camila L. Arnaudo, MD
Medical Director of Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center (ATRC)
Attending Psychiatrist at Behavioral Health Services IU Health Bloomington Hospital
Adjunct Faculty IU School of Medicine Bloomington Regional Campus
About the presenter
Camila Arnaudo, MD, is an addiction psychiatrist focusing her work on women’s mental health particularly during the perinatal period. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her residency in psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program. She later completed an addictions fellowship through Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Arnaudo is currently the director of the Addictions Treatment Recovery Center at IU Health in Bloomington, Indiana. She sits on the Maternal Mortality Review Committee for the state of Indiana. Dr. Arnaudo is also adjunct faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine where she teaches first-year students an introduction to clinical practice course and is the director of the third-year students’ psychiatry clerkship.
Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Eden Prairie, MN
Jayne A. Wagner
VP Business Development, Government Sector Programs
Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
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The activity faculty and planners have no financial relationships to disclose.
Method for calculating CE credit
CE credit was calculated by the complexity of content.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education and Community and State–Hoosier Care Connect. OptumHealth Education 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 health care team.
Credit designation statements
The participant will be awarded up to 1.00 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hour ([0.10] CEU) in states that recognize ACPE.
Attending the full program will earn 1.00 contact hour.
Unique Activity Number(s): JA0007123-9999-21-228-H04-P/T
OptumHealth Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
OptumHealth Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. OptumHealth Education maintains responsibility for this program. 1.00 CE hour.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, OptumHealth Education 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. OptumHealth Education maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 enduring continuing education credits.
Counselors and/or marriage and family therapists
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals. Check with your board to be sure.
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization from which they wish to obtain credit.
- 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacists
- 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
- 1.00 AMA - Physicians
- 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
- 1.00 APA - Psychologists
- 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
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