A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women With Opioid Use Disorders
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Course Created: 2016
Practice Level: Intermediate
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. SAMHSA leads public health efforts that advance the behavioral health of the nation. On samhsa.gov SAMHSA states that its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on communities in America.
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This course examines the needs of pregnant women with opioid use disorders and their infants and families. Because of the high rate of opioid use and misuse among all women, including pregnant women, health care workers, social service, and judicial agencies are having to confront this concern more often and, in some communities, at alarming rates.
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- Discuss the prevalence of opioid use in the US
- Describe Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Explain the benefits of the collaborative approach outlined
- Scope of the Problem
- Opioid Use Trends
- Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Guidelines for Supporting Collaborative Policy and Practice
- Existing Guidelines
- Need for Collaboration Among Multiple Agencies
- Comprehensive Framework for Intervention
- Overview of Substance-Exposed Infants (SEI) Framework
- A Guide for Collaborative Planning
- Building the Collaborative Team
- Concluding Thoughts
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