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Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

How can we break the cycle of addiction and improve health for moms and babies? Experts discuss the benefits of universal screening for opioid use in the prenatal period and identify best practices of caring for a mother during the prenatal period. Specifically, viewers will learn about: 

  • Overview of the continuum of care for mothers and infants
  • Patient story 
  • Evidenced based recommendations and strategies to identify mothers and infants at risk
  • Standardized management of mothers and infants optimizing a non-pharmacologic care bundle
  • Importance of maternal involvement in care

This webinar is provided by the National Network of Perinatal Quality Collaboratives

Date
Length

1 hour

Moderator

Elizabeth Coté, MD, MPA, NICHQ Chief Health Officer

Speakers

Jennifer Sock

Ron Iverson, MD, MPH

Mike Marcotte, MD

Moira Crowley, MD

Elisha Wachman, MD

Improving Safe Sleep Conversations: Strategies for Helping Families Adopt Safe Sleep Habits

Stacy Scott, PhD, MPA, founder of the Global Infant Safe Sleep Center, leads a series of role playing exercises where she demonstrates tactics to engage families from different backgrounds in meaningful conversations about safe sleep. These actionable skills will benefit all health professionals, human service providers, community health workers, home visitors, peer supporters and family members working to improve infant health outcomes.

Date
Length

1 hour

Moderator

Jennifer Ustianov, MS, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Speakers

Stacy Scott, PhD, MPA

Aligning State and Local Health Departments to Improve Maternal and Child Health

This webinar is part of the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality. The multi-part webinar series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the maternal and child health field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health. 

Length

1 hour

Speakers

Monica Beltran, MPH

Jessica Ehule, MS MSPH

Kara Foster, MPH

Denise Pecha, LCSW

Anne Statton

Co-Sponsorship
Citymatch

The Prematurity Campaign Collaborative

This webinar is part of the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality. The multi-part webinar series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the maternal and child health field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health. 

Length

1 hour

Speakers

Lisa Waddell, MD, MPH

Paul Jarris, MD, MBA

Co-Sponsorship
march of dimes

Exploring State Medicaid Performance Measures, Improvement Projects and Incentives to Promote Improvement in Women’s Health Services and Perinatal Outcomes

This webinar is part of the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality. The multi-part webinar series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the maternal and child health field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health.

Length

1 hour

Speakers

Makalah Wagner, MSW

Mike Herndon, DO

Co-Sponsorship
NASHP

The Role of State Health Leaders in Addressing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

This webinar is part of the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality. The multi-part webinar series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the maternal and child health field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health. 

Length

1.5 hours

Speakers

Jay Butler, MD, CPE

Morgan F. McDonald, MD, FAAP, FACP

Christi Mackie, MPH

Ellen Pliska, MHS

Ellen Pliska, MHS

Co-Sponsorship
astho

The Residual Impact of Historical Structural Inequities: Connecting Residential Segregation and Mortgage Discrimination to Current Infant Mortality and Breastfeeding Rates

This webinar is part of the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality. The multi-part webinar series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the maternal and child health field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health.

Length

1.5 hours

Speakers

Jaye Clement, MPH, MPP

Brittney Francis, MPH

Kiddada Green, MAT

Arthur James, MD

Jessica Roach, LPN, BA, MPH

Co-Sponsorship
AMCHP

Learning from Rare Events Infant Mortality Data

This webinar is part of the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality. The multi-part webinar series is an opportunity for public health professionals to hear experts and influencers in the maternal and child health field share examples and best practices for supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health.

Length

1 hour

Speakers

Tricia Finnerty, MSc

Lloyd Provost, MS

Big Wins and Next Steps in Addressing Infant Mortality

Between 2012 and 2017, the Health Resources Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau engaged the National Institute for Children's Health Quality (NICHQ) in what became a nationwide effort to reduce infant mortality and improve birth outcomes. By the end of the period, national infant mortality rates had declined by 5 percent. In this webinar, NICHQ shares the results and impact of the national Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality (Infant Mortality CoIIN), strategies that led to success and key resources. 

Date
Length

1 hour

Speakers

Scott Berns MD, MPH, FAAP

Zhandra Levesque, MPH

Kay Johnson, MPH