Managing Maternal Substance Use and Treatment

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Nov 17 2016
  • UC Health Special Event
  • Nov 17, 2016, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • UC College of Medicine Medical Sciences Building, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati

2nd Annual Perinatal Summit

Kresge Auditorium,
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Conference Objectives

  1. Recognize physiologic pathway and differentiate the disease process of addiction.
  2. Describe available resources in the community to employ effective strategies for discharge education.
  3. Discuss opioid epidemic and the impact on this demographic.
  4. Discuss current biases that interfere with pain management and maternal addiction.
  5. Evaluate individual patient needs related to addition.
  6. Describe medication and disease management of addiction by integrating current evidence with existing practice.
  7. Recognize current limitations/restrictions necessary to improve clinical practice.
  8. Describe increased incidence of neonatal and maternal opiate exposure in both breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding mothers.
  9. Evaluate self-awareness and avoid punitive terminology when providing care.
  10. Discuss legal ramifications and barriers related to maternal addiction assistance.
  11. Recognize current evidence-based practices for maternal addiction necessary to improve clinical outcomes.

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The National Landscape of Addiction and Pregnancy
Christine Wilder, MD, MHES
Clinical Director, Addiction Sciences Division, UC Health
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Challenges of Medications and Addiction
Afshin Taleghani, Pharm.D.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Pharmacist, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Adjunct Instructor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
University of Cincinnati, James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

A Look at Addiction in Pregnancy and Its Effect on Cardiac Function
Donald Lynch, MD
Interventional Cardiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Maternal Fetal Medicine and the Effects on the Baby
James Van Hook, MD
Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Panel Discussion

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Cost: $65 early registration (includes lunch and parking). After October 17, registration is $70.


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