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OOC: MAT and Pregnancy

Learning Objectives

This course is part of a 23-course curricula series developed by expert healthcare professionals to educate a variety of disciplines about drug addiction and its impact.  The MAT in Pregnancy course focuses on how the opioid epidemic impacts pregnant women and reviews applicable legislation.  A case study is examined to help clinicians understand best practices for treating pregnant women with an OUD.  The significance of ongoing engagement and a coordinated, multi-systematic approach is explained.  


  1. Understand the impact of the opioid epidemic on pregnant women

  2. Recognize best practices for assessment and initiation of MAT for pregnant women.

  3. Learn the importance of ongoing patient engagement and recommendations for engaging women in postpartum care

  4. Understand the benefits of a coordinated, multi-system approach for treating pregnant women with OUD.

  • RN/LPN Contact CE: 1.0
  • Counselor CPEs: 1.0
  • Social Work CPEs: 1.0
  • Psychologists MCEs: 1.0
  • Number of CEUs: 1.0

Awarded 1.0-hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award for completing this CME activity





Funding for this curricula was made possible by grant number 1 H79 TI080261-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Training Material

  • General Course Guidelines
  • Course Recertification Guidelines
  • Course Instructors
  • Ohio’s Opioid Curricula: MAT and Pregnancy Part 1
  • Ohio’s Opioid Curricula: MAT and Pregnancy Part 2
  • Ohio’s Opioid Curricula: MAT and Pregnancy Part 3
  • Ohio’s Opioid Curricula: MAT and Pregnancy Part 4
  • Test: MAT and Pregnancy
  • Survey