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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Treating Substance Use Disorder in Patients with Brain Injuries

October 22, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am ET

This training focuses on patients with brain injuries. The type of substances this population uses and special treatment/management that is required will be discussed during the training.

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Virtual meeting

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Description

Treating Substance Use Disorder in Special Populations is a series offered by Boston Medical Center OBAT TTA that will dive into treating SUD in six different special population groups. The specific needs of these groups and proper use of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder for these populations will be discussed during these trainings.

This training focuses on patients with brain injuries. The type of substances this population uses and special treatment/management that is required will be discussed during the training.

This Zoom link is password protected. The password will be emailed to you ahead of the training.

Intended audience

Nurses and the entire multidisciplinary team providing treatment for substance use disorders in an office-based setting.

Speakers

Justin Alves

RN, ACRN, CARN

Charmaine Lastimoso

MPH, MSN, NP-C

Objectives

1. Participants will recognize patients with comorbid brain injury/cognitive disorders as a special population receiving SUD treatment.

2. Participants will describe at least 2 screening tools that can be implemented by the SUD treatment provider to evaluate for brain injury/cognitive disorder.

3. Participants will identify at least 2 common treatment complications of patients with comorbid brain injury/cognitive disorder and SUD

4. Participants will indicate at least 3 management strategies to improve SUD treatment for patients with comorbid brain injury/cognitive disorder.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 1.00 hours to all RNS 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 Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Boston University School of Social Work which is authorized through the MA state board of Social Work to provide 1.00 CE Credit Hours.

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