After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Define stigma
2. Understand how pregnancy can magnify stigma
3. Explain the effects of stigmatizing language on our beliefs
4. Illustrate the unintended consequences of efforts to reduce opioid prescribing
5. Formulate clinical approaches that mitigate the risks of prescription opioids and optimize their benefits
6. Discuss harm reduction strategies that can be employed in pregnancy


Megan R. Miller, MD, FACOG
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Generalist Division
Baystate Medical Center
University of Massachusetts School of Medicine-Baystate

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

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: 
11/19/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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