Perinatal Substance Use Webinar Series
This series was designed to meet the needs of a broad range of perinatal stakeholders who work with people affected by perinatal substance use. Specific topics are drawn from suggestions submitted to WAPC and from current trends in perinatal health. If you have suggestions for presentations, please use this form.
The interactive live sessions will be held via Zoom; recordings will be available. Continuing education for attending both live or recorded sessions will be available for both CNE and CME. These presentations are intended for perinatal care stakeholders. The presenters have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
2024 Session Schedule
All sessions are held live on the dates below from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT via Zoom. More topics and session dates will be released throughout 2024.
January 24 – Reporting Guidelines and Practices
This presentation will describe the results of a study evaluating provider understanding and of Wisconsin laws regarding reporting substance use and pregnancy.
March 12 – Stigma and Bias from the Peer Perspective
Stigma and bias have a negative effect on care for pregnant persons with substance use disorder. The presenter will discuss the impact of stigma and bias from the peer’s perspective.
May 22 – Infant and Child Outcomes after In Utero Exposure to drugs
There are good reasons to be concerned about the impact prenatal exposure to substances can have on the developing infant and child. This presentation will review the latest information on the impact of in utero exposure on longer-term infant and child outcomes.
Learners will have three weeks following each session to complete the evaluation. Those that meet that deadline will receive their CE certificate within 1 month of the session date.
To receive credit, participants must attend the entire session and complete the evaluation.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC) is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This internet live course meets the criteria for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours.
Continuing Medical Education
The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC) designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Certificate of Participation
Participants can also request a certificate of participation not associated with an accrediting body. To receive the certificate, participants must complete the evaluation and request the certificate.
Eva Fassbinder Brummel, MPH
Ayanda Crispin, BA
Erin Cronn, BSN, RN
Jessica Ewing, CNM
Charlene Galston, RNC-OB, BSN, ME-PD, IBCLC
Kate Gillespie, DNP, RN, CPH
Maria Green, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, C-ONQS
Megan Hardy, BSN, RN
Teresa Lass, BSN, RNC-MNN
Janet Letter, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM
Nichole Logan, BSN, RN
Marissa Meagher, MPH
Laura Megna, MSN, IBCLC, RNC-NIC
Kyleigh Menke, RN, BSN
Kyle Mounts, MPH
Courtney Pickar, MS, RNC-OB, ACNS-BC, C-ONQS, C-EFM
Jeanne Rosendale, MSN, BSN, RN
Charles Schauberger, MD
Eileen Zeiger, MA
No one in control of content has any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.*
*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.