Perinatal Substance Use Disorder

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Perinatal Substance Use Disorder

Perinatal Substance Use Disorder: Intervention, Treatment, and Management to Prevent Adverse Outcomes

By Fresno Madera Medical Society

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Date and time

Monday, March 6 · 9:30am - 12:30pm PST



About this event

This three-hour program aims to increase response and knowledge of health care professionals related to substance use disorders and pregnancy to improve medical outcomes. Learn to identify social determinants of health that impact people with perinatal substance use disorder and create barriers to prenatal care. Understand how drugs affect a developing fetus, common challenges for people in addiction recovery and what treatments work best for both mom and fetus. Local resources for treatment will be identified and shared.

Target Audience:

Specialties - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry


1. Discuss how substance use during pregnancy can be a barrier to prenatal care.

2. Explain the affect drugs can have on fetal development.

3. Describe what treatment works best for pregnant and parenting women.

4. Identify the common challenges for people in addiction recovery.

5. Recognize the effects of substance abuse on overall maternal health.

6. Identify local resources available for management and treatment of SUD in pregnancy.


9:30-9:45 am Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Robin Linscheid Janzen (Fresno County Public Health Physician, Fresno County Perinatal Substance Use Taskforce Chair)

9:45-10:30 am Pregnancy and Perinatal SUD - Dr. Tipu V. Khan (Ventura County Medical Center)

10:30-11:15 am Harm Reduction and Addiction Care as Chronic Care During Pregnancy: Fresno county perspectives- Dr. M. Shoaib Khan (UCSF Fresno Family Medicine Residency Faculty)

11:15-11:45 am - Local Resources and referrals/Patient brochure - Dr. Robin Linscheid Janzen

11:45am-12:10 pm CA Bridge Program - Chaia Vang (CA bridge CRMC Substance Use Navigator)

12:10-12:30 pm Q&A and Wrap up

Accreditation Statement: Fresno Madera Medical Society (FMMS) is accredited by the California Medical Association to provide continuing education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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