Opioid use in pregnancy has escalated dramatically in recent years, paralleling the epidemic observed in the general population. Untreated SUDs during pregnancy pose increased risks for life-threatening health problems for mothers and their infants. This presentation will review the treatment of pregnant and parenting women with SUDs in the legal system, substance use treatment, and legislation. There will be an in-depth look at the treatment of neonatal abstinence syndrome or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NAS/NOWS), past and present.
- Identify prenatal care co-morbid health disorders and pharmacotherapy during pregnancy
- Compare punitive interventions of pregnant women who are using substances and recovery-oriented public health responses
- Discuss pregnantly and parenting women’s programs that ensure cultural competence and recovery approaches for women and families that improve outcomes
- Explain Neonatal abstinence syndrome, historical management of the condition, and emerging practices
- Compare Child Protective Services, Family treatment courts, and emerging interventions
- Understand the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) and the Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (POIA) and the NC plan of safe care
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- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 1
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level Intermediate
- Students 9
- Certificate Yes
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