Provider Alert! Texas Children’s Health Plan to host special live CME event

Provider Alert! Texas Children’s Health Plan to host special live CME event

Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy: Screening, Intervention and Referral

Learn screening brief intervention and referral (SBIRT) skills and review Eat Sleep Console (ESC) method to reduce the negative impact of Prenatal Opioid Use Disorders on women, children and families. This is a free, online CME course for contracted providers of the health plan provided by Texas Children’s Hospital.

Thursday, August 19, 2021 – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Live stream via WebEx


CME Objectives:

  • Review morbidity and mortality data related to opioid use disorder (OUD) in pregnant women
  • Discuss universal screening, brief intervention and motivational interviewing
  • Identify referral process, next steps, and resources for positive substance use screens in pregnancy
  • Identify impact of prenatal substance exposure on infants and discuss interventions

To register, click here.

For questions, please email


The CME will be presented by:


Kalonda Bradshaw, MD

General, Child & Adolescent, and Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist
Behavioral Health Medical Director
Texas Children’s Health Plan


Elizabeth Conville, MPS

Project Director for Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model, HHSC

Matthew E.B. Russell, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist
Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine
Ben Taub Hospital

Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Catherine Eppes, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baylor College of Medicine

Catherine Mary Gannon, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology/NICU Quality and Safety Officer
Baylor College of Medicine/ Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital

Bethanie “Beth” Van Horne, MPH, DrPH

Director of Research, Section of Public Health & Child Abuse Pediatrics Texas Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


Accreditation/Credit Statement:

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Disclosure Statement:

All planning committee members and speakers have reported no relationships with proprietary entities related to the content of this activity.

Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.

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