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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in Long term Care (LTC) Facilities

September 23, 2020
2:00 pm–3:30 pm ET

This 1.5 hour session will be a case-based discussion regarding the implementation of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in Long Term Care facilities.

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom
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Description

This 1.5 hour session will be a case-based discussion regarding the implementation of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in Long Term Care facilities. Effective strategies for successful integration will be identified. Real life scenarios will be reviewed and discussed.

This training will be held via Zoom. We would prefer that you log in using a computer with a web cam so that we can all connect to each other via video. Please note that signing on with video is required to receive CEs. If you do not have access to a web cam, please let us know. 

Intended audience

OTP and OBAT staff providing treatment for substance use disorders in Massachusetts

Objectives

  1. Discuss the barriers and challenges of implementation of MOUD in the long term care setting. 
  2. Identify strategies for successful integration of MOUD into traditional long term care settings. 
  3. Describe the growing need for integration of MOUD in the long term care setting with the increasing number of aging patients with OUD and the growing number of patients with serious debilitating comorbidities of their OUD including ABI/TBI.

Sponsored by

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 1.50 hours to all nurses who attend, complete the evaluation, and complete the post test. Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Boston University School of Social Work which is authorized through the MA state board of Social Work to provide 1.50 CE Credit Hours.

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