After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Acknowledge the epidemiology of opiate use disorder in pregnant and parenting people in Western Massachusetts.
2. Recognize the importance of engaging pregnant women into stable MAT during pregnancy including the induction of treatment at the Birthplace.
3. Recognize symptoms of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and possible long-term outcomes..
4. Gain awareness of the MDC-EMPOWER Program and how to refer patients.


Linda Jablonski, MSN, RNC
Assistant Nurse Manager, The Birthplace
Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Mary Paterno, PhD, CNM
Pioneer Women's Health

Marcia VanVleet, MD
Medical Director, Neonatal Hospitalists Program
Baystate Franklin Medical Center


Faculty Disclosure

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
06/03/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm EDT
Terrazza Ristorante, The Country Club of Greenfield
244 Country Club Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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