February 01, 2022

Free CMEs: Buprenorphine and pregnancy

The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC) offers 2 free on-demand continuing medical education (CME) training modules through Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Module 1 - Buprenorphine and Pregnancy: Training Course for Obstetricians
Describes the basics of buprenorphine treatment during pregnancy

  • Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in pregnancy including increased prevalence, morbidity and mortality risk
  • Treatment options obstetricians may consider for treating pregnant women with OUD
  • Pregnancy treatment best practices for OUD based on the latest evidence
  • Sample guidelines for prescribing buprenorphine including "Pregnancy Pearls"
  • Pain management options for intrapartum and postpartum patients

Module 2 - Buprenorphine and Pregnancy: Training Course for Obstetricians
Details how to implement prescribing for buprenorphine in your practice

  • The basics of buprenorphine management in pregnancy
  • Models of care for buprenorphine management
  • Case examples and how these might apply to individual practices

Help reduce rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and help improve birth outcomes. 

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