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The Bias and Stigma of Substance Use Disorder in Pregnancy

The Bias and Stigma of Substance Use Disorder in Pregnancy

Date: Oct 17
Time: 2 PM - 3 PM

Dr. Meika Neblett presents her expertise on equity and bias work with the population of birthing people affected by substance use disorders.

This important course is complimentary, thanks to funding support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the N.J. Perinatal Quality Collaborative. It provides credits in continuing medical education and continuing nursing education.

Learning Outcomes for this Session:
At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current state of opioid use and treatment during pregnancy;
  • Identify three barriers reported by pregnant women with SUD that prevented them from seeking help;
  • Explain how bias effects drug screening, testing, and treatment;
  • List five practices that healthcare providers can implement to reduce stigma in treating pregnant patients with SUD.
Medical Society of New Jersey Accreditation Statement
HRET is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing education for physicians.

HRET designates enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

New Jersey State Nurses Association Accreditation Statement
HRET is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Provider Number P-131-3/2023.
This activity awards 1 nursing contact hour.

The planning committee, presenters, facility, authors, and content reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Disclosure forms are required and reviewed for any issues. Speakers are required to present balanced and unbiased presentations. The presentation’s content has been reviewed and any bias has been eliminated.
Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by HRET, NJSNA, ANCC Commission on Accreditation of any commercial products displayed with this program.