Identifying Emergent OB Issues: Practical Skills for Addiction Medicine Specialists (3-Part Course)

October 17, 20 & 24, 2023 | 12:00-1:00pm (please note that this is a three-part course)

This three-part course will provide an overview of pregnancy care for addiction medicine specialists and their teams so that providers can learn how to identify potentially emergent issues when caring for pregnant women with SUD. Topics including physiological changes, common complaints, potential medical issues and complications, treatment, and care will be discussed throughout the timeline of prenatal to 23 weeks, 23 weeks to term, at term, and postpartum.


Be able to:

  • describe and counsel the patient on the major physiological changes during pregnancy and the common, non-emergent symptoms of pregnancy
  • recognize and perform initial management of obstetrical emergencies during all stages of pregnancy and the postpartum period
  • counsel patients on the effect of substances of abuse and substance use medications on pregnancy

Prescribing clinicians and their teams

Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this regularly scheduled series for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Nurses and Nurse Practitioners will be awarded a certificate of participation with a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Please note that because this activity is a three-part series, ALL participants who complete the evaluation will be receiving their certificates via email rather than downloading them from the website. Instructions for accessing the evaluation will be provided at the end of the third webinar and via email to all participants. Certificates will be sent approximately 3 weeks after the course has ended. Please contact Casey at with any questions.

Contact Hours
up to 3 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals.
up to 3 Category I contact hours for psychologists. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
up to 3 contact hours CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


  • Matthias G Muenzer
    Matthias G Muenzer

    Dr. Muenzer is currently practicing addiction medicine as medical director of three clinics in Massachusetts. Following early career training in anesthesiology, pathology, and surgery, he completed ObGyn training and board certification in both Germany and the US and spent over 2 decades as an ObGyn in hospitals and clinics in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.


Oct 17 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



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