Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

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Event summary

A comprehensive approach to caring for pregnant, postpartum and parenting women with substance use disorders

Join us at this statewide conference to learn best practices, clinical pearls, and the available resources required to provide comprehensive care for pregnant, postpartum and parenting women with substance use disorders (SUDs).

Event details

Description

Please join us at the Sheraton Hotel in Needham for this unique one-day conference intended for OB/GYN providers and care teams treating pregnant, postpartum, and parenting women with substance use disorders. Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, FASAM, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatry, Associate Director of Addiction Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, will deliver the keynote address. A series of expert panels will focus on best practices for caring for women with substance use disorders throughout pregnancy, delivery, and parenting; innovative models of care for the mother/infant dyad; and supporting family-centered care within communities.

CME Course Director: Daniel P. Alford, MD, Boston University School of Medicine

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. If you have dietary restrictions please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate them. 

To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please notify Lexie Bergeron in writing at least two weeks prior to the conference.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Intended audience

This conference is free for OB/GYN providers and care teams treating pregnant, postpartum, and parenting women.

Sponsored by

This event is funded by grants from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services. Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance, Project RESPECT, Boston Medical Center; Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program (MCPAP) for Moms

Accreditation information

We are pursuing continuing education credits for providers, nurses, and social workers.

The application to award contact hours has been submitted to ANA Massachusetts. ANA Massachusetts is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.