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12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
This training will provide the foundational knowledge regarding the disease of addiction and an introduction into treatment options utilizing medications for opioid use disorder.Intended audience
Nurses, social workers, other clinical staff, and non-clinicians.
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm ET
As part of the twice-monthly SUD ECHO series, Mary Wheeler, harm reduction specialist, will present the didactic, "Working with women with SUD who engage in sex work." The didactic will be followed by a related de-identified patient case presentation from an ECHO participant along with recommendations from the panel of experts and attendees.Intended audience
Nurse practitioners (NP), medical doctors (MD), nurses (LPN/RN), social workers (LCSW/LICSW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC), Certified Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC), Community Health Workers (CHW), recovery coaches, counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET
This training will provide an overview of medications for addiction treatment including review of treatment philosophy for managing substance use disorder in the outpatient setting, review of the opioid epidemic and outpatient treatment settings for medications for opioid use disorder.Intended audience
The staff and affiliates of the Middlesex Driving Under the Influence of Liquor (DUIL) Program.
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm ET
This no-cost course reviews topics covered in the certification exam for addictions nursing and is intended to support nurses preparing to sit for the exam.Intended audience
Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, with experience treating patients with addiction, who intend to sit for the CARN or CARN-AP exam.
8:30 am – 9:30 am ET
This training is for the staff and affiliates of Manet Community Health Center. The training will provide a brief overview of methamphetamine use disorder and treatment options.Intended audience
Staff and affiliates of Manet Community Health Center only.
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET
This one-hour training will provide an introduction to stimulant use disorder.Intended audience
Staff and affiliates of Boston Healthcare for the Homeless.
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm ET
This training is part 5 of 8 for the training series that will provide APPs the additional 16 hours to meet the requirements to obtain a Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) X-Waiver Certificate that will allow them to prescribe to more than 30 patients.Intended audience
Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), and Physician Assistants
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
A drop-in session, open to social workers and mental health professionals around the country. Includes a short presentation of a pertinent topic related to substance use disorders, time to obtain input and support on challenging cases, and time to network with other mental health professionals.Intended audience
Social Workers and Mental Health professionals
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm ET
This training will prepare prescribers to handle practical considerations when treating patients with opioid use disorders in office settings.Intended audience
Prescribers who have recently obtained their X-waiver (or who are contemplating getting their waiver) and are looking to increase provision of care for patients with substance use disorder in an outpatient setting.
7:30 am – 9:00 am ET
As part of the twice-monthly MA OBAT ECHO series, Randi Sokol, MD, MPH, MMedEd, will present the didactic entitled, "GBOT: Group based opioid treatment." The didactic will be followed by a related de-identified patient case presentation from an ECHO participant along with recommendations from the panel of experts and attendees.Intended audience
Nurse practitioners (NP), medical doctors (MD), nurses (LPN/RN), social workers (LCSW/LICSW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC), Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC), Community Health Workers (CHW), recovery coaches, counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC)