Perinatal Substance Use Disorder: Principles of Identification and Management

July 18, 2022

Perinatal substance use disorder (SUD) is an important public health problem, which can have significant adverse outcomes for both the mother and the infant. Indeed, data suggests that perinatal SUD is a leading cause of preventable maternal mortality across the United States, including NYS.

Target Audience

New York State primary care and family practice physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nursing professionals, social workers, residents, and other mental health, primary care, and pediatric clinicians.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the need to systematically evaluate for SUDs in the perinatal setting.
  • Describe strategies to evaluate common SUDs during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
  • Describe methods to manage common SUDs in the perinatal period
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Monday, July 18th                                                                                             


12:00 – 12:05 pm   Welcome

12:05- 12:45 pm( Title):Perinatal Substance Use Disorder: Principles of Identification and Management

                                 Seetha Ramanathan, MD and Kelly Ramsey (OASAS

12:45 – 1:00pm      Question and Answer Session

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

**The UB CME Office will provide UB CME Certificates of Attendance to allied healthcare professionals or non-physicians, who have attended a UB CME certified and accredited educational activity. The allied healthcare professional is responsible for submitting the UB CME certificate to their own governing body for credit. Most allied healthcare professional boards accept Physician credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation


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