Opioid Dependence in Pregnancy: Clinical Challenges

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Direct providership by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

Jeffrey DeVido M.D., M.T.S. | University of California, San Francisco

Shelly F. Greenfield M.D., M.P.H. | McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Module Description:
This module will provide the clinician the current evidence-based facts about opioid use disorders during pregnancy. Areas covered in this module include: epidemiology, maternal and fetal risks associated with illicit opioid use, screening tools, legal considerations, and both medication-assisted and behavioral treatment approaches to opioid use disorders during pregnancy.  The comparative risks and benefits of buprenorphine versus methadone, in particular, will be examined.

Accreditation and Designation:
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 (one) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

How to Receive CME Credits:
Upon completion of the Post Test:

  • If you pass the Post Test with a grade of 80% or higher, you will be instructed to click a link which will bring you to the Online Module Evaluation Survey. Upon completion of the Online Module Evaluation Survey, you will receive a CME Credit Certificate or Certificate of Completion via email.
  • If you received a grade of 79% or lower on the Post Test, you will be instructed to review the Online Module once more and retake the Post Test. You will then be instructed to click a link which will bring you to the Online Module Evaluation Survey. Upon completion of the Online Module Evaluation Survey, you will receive a CME Credit Certificate or Certificate of Completion via email.
  • After successfully passing, you will receive an email detailing correct answers, explanations and references for each question of the Post Test.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server Mac®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10