Management of Opioid Dependency During Pregnancy

Management of Opioid Dependency During Pregnancy

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The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with the information necessary to appropriately care for pregnant women with opioid dependence who are or are planning to become pregnant in order to minimize the adverse effects on the mother and fetus. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Identify the biologic effects of opioid use and abuse on women.
2. Describe the impact of opioid use on pregnancy and the importance of early recognition and prenatal care.
3. Outline the medications used for opioid-maintenance therapy (OMT) in patients who are pregnant.
4. Discuss the impact of opioid exposure in utero on fetal development and neonatal health.
5. Evaluate the important aspect of discharge planning for infants treated for neonatal abstinence syndrome.

This 2-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158636684
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 151,521
File size: 213 KB

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