Perinatal Substance Use Collaborative Webinar Series

Dec 31–May 12, 2023 Closed Medicine Mental Health Nursing

Perinatal Substance Use Collaborative Webinar Series


Substance use disorders in pregnancy are a major national public health concern. The rates of opioid use disorders (OUDs) are rising significantly and disproportionately in rural, southern women. Major medical associations recommend comprehensive substance use treatment for pregnant women with Perinatal Substance Use Disorders (PSUDs), including integrated delivery of obstetrical care, substance use care, medication treatment, behavioral health services, and coordinated care with linkages to community services.

Join us for this "lunch and learn" interprofessional collaborative series led by WNC professionals where we address the ever growing need for dissemination of evidence-based perinatal substance use comprehensive care and engage in vital discussions around increasing inter-agency collaboration and maximizing patient access.

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Provided by
Project Cara

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Target Audience

Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, school counselors), and other professionals interested in this subject


  • Demonstrate understanding of perinatal substance use disorders and how to best support patients
  • Realize current substance use landscape and latest recommended treatment modalities
  • Identify the multiple systems involved in perinatal care and increase the knowledge around the transitions of care points for patients in these systems


  • Rebekah Bass, BA
  • Julia R. Calandra, PharmD
  • Olivia A. Caron, PharmD, BCACP, CPP
  • Tammy J. Cody, MSW, LCSW
  • Anna Gerhardt, RN, MSW
  • Elisabeth A. Johnson, PhD, FNP-BC, CARN-AP
  • Sarah Lipham, MSN, APRN, NP-C
  • Mick F. McGuire, Jr., BSW, MBA
  • Nathan Mullins, MD, FACOG
  • Bayla Ostrach, MA, PhD, CIP
  • Melinda A. Ramage, FNP-BC CARN-AP, MSN
  • Nicole F. Ross, LCAS, CCS, NCCPSS
  • Ashleigh Tenny, BSW


FREE Free, but must register to attend
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