Published Date: 04/11/2022
Expiration Date: 07/22/2024
This course will be a case-based clinical discussion on pregnant and postpartum persons with OUD. Each case will address key concepts in understanding the complex milieu of issues that must be addressed to serve best the health and well-being of pregnant and postpartum patients with OUD, their children, and their families.
Effective June 27, 2023 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced a one-time requirement of 8 hours of training on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance use disorders for practitioners who are applying for or renewing their DEA license. This 1-hour ACCME-accredited course meets the DEA/SAMHSA requirement.
Cassie Leonard, MD attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and graduated 2007. She completed an OBGYN Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Graduated 2011.
Dr. Leonard then worked as Assistant Professor at West Virginia university until 2018. During that time, she participated in a State Committee For Substance Use in Pregnancy that was a Sub Committee of the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership. She also was awarded a Federal and State Grant to develop and Fund a “Drug Free Mom and Baby Program” at West Virginia University School of Medicine. As a part of this project she organized and developed comprehensive prenatal care for any pregnant women with a Substance Use Disorder and hired WVU Hospitals first Peer Recovery Coach. This project was recently published in the Preventive Medicine Report September 2019.
In 2018 Dr. Leonard moved with her family to Lake George NY to be closer to family and joined the Hudson Headwaters Health Network. Since then she now a participates in the NAS subcommittee that meets once a month locally and is also a member of the ACOG district 2 Substance use in Pregnancy sub-committee.
David Garry, DO is a Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology at Stony Brook Medicine University School of Medicine. He is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, who trained in obstetrics and gynecology at Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens and did his clinical fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine New York Medical College. He now serves as the Director of Maternal Fetal-Medicine at Stony Brook Medicine. In addition, Dr. Garry is actively involved in basic, and clinical research involving various aspects of women’s health. He also has held many leadership and committee positions in many institutions and prestigious professional societies.