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CME: Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy – Screening, Intervention and Referral

Provided by Texas Children's Hospital

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Texas Children’s Health Plan is proud to announce our upcoming enduring session CME course, Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy – Screening, Intervention and Referral. Learn screening brief intervention and referral (SBIRT) skills and review Eat Sleep Console (ESC) method to reduce the negative impact of Prenatal Opioid Use Disorders on women, children and families.

This is a free, enduring session CME course for Texas Children’s Health Plan physicians, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals provided by Texas Children’s Hospital.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the lecture, the participants should be better able to:

  • Review morbidity and mortality related to opioid use disorder (OUD) in pregnant women
  • Discuss universal screening, brief intervention and motivational interviewing
  • Identify referral process, next steps, and resources for positive substance use screens in pregnancy
  • Identify impact of prenatal substance exposure on infants and discuss interventions


Kalonda Bradshaw, MD
General, Child & Adolescent, and Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist
Behavioral Health Medical Director
Texas Children’s Health Plan

Featured Speakers:

Matthew E.B. Russell, Ph.D
Clinical Psychologist
Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine
Ben Taub Hospital

Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Catherine Eppes, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baylor College of Medicine

Catherine Mary Gannon, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology/NICU Quality and Safety Officer
Baylor College of Medicine/ Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital

Elizabeth Conville, MPS
Project Director for Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model, HHSC

Bethanie "Beth" Van Horne, MPH, DrPH
Director of Research, Section of Public Health & Child Abuse Pediatrics
Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

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Criteria for Successful Completion:

To receive CME credit for this continuing education activity the participant must:

  • Complete program in its entirety
  • Achieve a passing score of 80% on post-test
  • Complete program evaluation

Learner Outcome Statement:

The learner must able to apply knowledge of evidence based practice, research, and advocacy related to Opioid Use Disorder in maternal child population as evidence by post-test and intent to change practice on post activity evaluation tool.

Accreditation/Credit Designation:

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:

Speakers and Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company.