Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Resources

Clinical Algorithms

Buprenorphine Quick Start
This clinical algorithm is meant to help inform clinicians regarding the use of medications for opioid use disorder. It is not meant to replace clinical-decision making. Please see the Massachusetts Nurse Care Manager Model clinical guidelines for further information.
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Buprenorphine Start Guide for Patients - English
A guide for patients who are starting buprenorphine in the home or community setting.
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Buprenorphine Start Guide for Patients - Spanish
A guide for patients who are starting buprenorphine in the home or community setting.
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Initiation of Injectable Buprenorphine
This clinical algorithm is meant to help inform clinicians regarding the use of medications for opioid use disorder. It is not meant to replace clinical-decision making. Please see the Massachusetts Nurse Care Manager Model clinical guidelines for further information.
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Methadone to Buprenorphine Transitions
This clinical algorithm is meant to help inform clinicians regarding the use of medications for opioid use disorder. It is not meant to replace clinical-decision making. Please see the Massachusetts Nurse Care Manager Model clinical guidelines for further information.
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Naltrexone Initiation for Alcohol Use Disorder
This clinical algorithm is meant to help inform clinicians regarding the use of medications for opioid use disorder. It is not meant to replace clinical-decision making. Please see the Massachusetts Nurse Care Manager Model clinical guidelines for further information.
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Naltrexone Initiation for Opioid Use Disorder
This clinical algorithm is meant to help inform clinicians regarding the use of medications for opioid use disorder. It is not meant to replace clinical-decision making. Please see the Massachusetts Nurse Care Manager Model clinical guidelines for further information.
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Pain Management While on Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder
This clinical algorithm is meant to help inform clinicians regarding the use of medications for opioid use disorder. It is not meant to replace clinical-decision making. Please see the Massachusetts Nurse Care Manager Model clinical guidelines for further information.
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Pain Management While on Naltrexone for Opioid Use Disorder
This clinical algorithm is meant to help inform clinicians regarding the use of medications for opioid use disorder. It is not meant to replace clinical-decision making. Please see the Massachusetts Nurse Care Manager Model clinical guidelines for further information.
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OBAT TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for OBAT TTA is provided by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation

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