Essentials - Acute Post-Operative Pregnancy Pain with At-Risk Women
Attendees will gather an understanding of the ways to screen for Substance Use disorder in at-risk women and provide different ways to manage post-partum and post-operative pain.
1. The attendee will learn Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine options to treat pregnant and post op women for pain.
2. The attendee will learn how to assess for the risk of potential substance abuse in a pregnant or postoperative woman.
3. The attendee will have an understanding of postpartum and pregnancy management that focuses on non-narcotic pain management when appropriate.
Marla Kushner, DO, FACOFP, FASAM, FSAHM
Dr. Marla Kushner graduated from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan and completed an Adolescent/ Young Adult Medicine Fellowship at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital and Rush-Pres St. Lukes Hospital in Chicago. After her fellowship Dr. Kushner began working with adolescent substance abuse facilities in Chicago and received certification in Addiction Medicine from the American Society of Addiction Medicine and is a distinguished fellow of ASAM. She is a Diplomate in the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Kushner received her fellowship in the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians in March 2013 and is currently the medical director for New Hope Recovery Center in Chicago and two high school-based health centers in Chicago. She has a family medicine practice with a focus on adolescent and addiction medicine.