Educational Videos

We are happy to announce that the TIPQC Opioid Use Disorder and Opioid Exposed Newborn Project videos are now live and CME credits are available!



If you are not seeking Continuing Education credits for these modules, you can view them below on our website or on our YouTube channel.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us at tipqc.office@tipqc.org.

OUD/OEN Video Series

Tamela Milan-Alexander describes the personal struggle as well as her triumph over addiction, public assistance and poverty. Through her journey of recovery from opioid addiction, regaining custody of her six children, and caring for her Opioid Exposed Newborn, she is able to share what was supportive to her recovery. This is a must watch!

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Caring for the patient with opioid use disorder or the opioid exposed newborn takes compassion. In this module, you will learn about motivational interviewing and destigmatizing addiction in addressing a patient with opioid use disorder with a goal of creating an environment of non-judgmental care. Destigmatizing Addiction Video: This presentation discusses stigma and its deleterious effects on individual patient care and society. It calls attention to the language that we use and how word choice impacts patient care. We are called to deliver care that keeps patients engaged rather than discouraging treatment. Motivational Interviewing Video: This presentation defines MI skills and how to use them to foster a collaborative partnership with patients.

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Tennessee is in an opioid epidemic which mirrors much of the national epidemic. Leading expert, Dr. Stephen Patrick, discusses the history and current trends in Tennessee regarding OUD and OEN.

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Social workers in both the maternal and infant setting describe their work and how it can be translated to all levels of care in Tennessee hospitals. Resources are discussed for social workers. Department of Children’s Services also discuss the state requirements as well as resources for the OUD mom and OEN/ NOWS infant.

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Hospital support services can help support families and infants affected by opioids during the hospital stay. Child Life Specialists, Occupational Therapists and Lactation Consultants can teach skills and techniques to help calm the baby and support the parents caring for their Opioid Exposed Newborn.

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Director Tate discusses the innovations and collaboration of the TN courts in improving outcomes and supporting families with Opioid Use Disorder seeking to regain custody of their child/ren. Examples include implementing resources from the National Judicial Opioid Task Force, utilizing the TB Baby Courts where available, collaborative partnerships, and promising state programs responding to this epidemic.

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Developmental milestones may differ in children with opioid exposures and there are support services in place to help those children thrive. Early intervention is an important component in linking families with services and supports to help them work with their child who has a disability and/or development delay.

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Developmental milestones may differ in children with opioid exposures and there are support services in place to help those children thrive. Early intervention is an important component in linking families with services and supports to help them work with their child who has a disability and/or development delay.

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Various techniques for determining the level of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions have been used over the last 20 years. The presenters discuss current trends in the care of the Opioid Exposed Newborn (OEN) and the varying methods to scoring, including the Eat, Sleep, and Console assessment approach, and treatment options.

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Various techniques for determining the level of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions have been used over the last 20 years. The presenter discusses current screening and treatment trends and how the Eat, Sleep, Console (ESC) approach is used to potentially reduce the need for pharmacologic treatment and may reduce the length of stay in Opioid Exposed Newborns (OEN) and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)/Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS) infants.

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The 4th trimester is an important period in the cycle of pregnancy for the new mom and her infant. This video defines what the 4th trimester is and what practitioners can do to assist mothers with opioid use disorder during this often challenging time.

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Opioid use disorder (OUD) is the umbrella term that encompasses varying levels of misuse. Dr. Raymond discusses the effects of OUD and strategies to address pain in women on chronic opioids.

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Quality Improvement Video Series

Dr. Munish Gupta defines quality improvement (QI) and how perinatal quality collaboratives (PQCs) are using QI to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes across the country.

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Safe to Sleep Project Videos

During the 2020 TIPQC Annual Meeting Dr. Hanke addressed the Safe to Sleep Project Participants describing the process Ohio utilizes well as lessons learned.