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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Resources

OBAT Clinical Tools and Forms

Clinical Pathway for Medication for Addiction Treatment
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Algorithms

Buprenorphine Initiation
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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Initiation of Monthly Injectable Buprenorphine (Sublocade)
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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Clinic Visit Documentation

Buprenorphine-Naloxone Maintenance Visit Checklist
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Checklist Prior to Buprenorphine-Naloxone Induction
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Checklist Prior to Naltrexone Induction
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Nursing Follow Up for Buprenorphine-Naloxone
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Nursing Follow Up for Naltrexone
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Nursing Intake Form
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Telephone Screening Form
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Clinical Tool

Clinical Statement from BMC Regarding Formulation Change During Pregnancy
This statement, from Project RESPECT within Boston Medical Center, details the evidence-based practice of using the buprenorphine-naloxone films for pregnant women instead of the buprenorphine monotherapy.
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Considerations for Medication for Addiction Treatment in HCV+ Patients
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Considerations for Medication for Addiction Treatment in Patients with HIV
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COWS Scale Opioid Withdrawal Record Induction Form
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DSM-5 Checklist of Diagnostic Criteria Opioid Use Disorder
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Patient Medication Guide for Injectable Buprenorphine (Sublocade)
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Perioperative Management
This document gives management guidelines for patients maintained on buprenorphine who are scheduled for surgery or other procedures.
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Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Use Disorder
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Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorder
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Transfer Guidelines for Methadone to Buprenorphine or Buprenorphine to Naltrexone Transition
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Consents and Treatment Agreements

Appointed Pharmacy Consent Form
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Consent for Release of Information
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Consent for Treatment with Buprenorphine-Naloxone
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Consent for Treatment with Buprenorphine-Naloxone in Pregnancy
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Consent for Treatment with Disulfiram
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Consent for Treatment with Injectable Buprenorphine
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Consent for Treatment with Naltrexone
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Treatment Agreement for Buprenorphine-Naloxone
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