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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Addiction 101 (East Boston NHC and South End CHC)

November 24, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm ET

The training covers stigma, the disease model of addiction, and provides an overview of evidence-based treatment of substance use disorders.

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom

Description

This training is appropriate for all health care organization staff, including non-clinicians. The training covers stigma, the disease model of addiction, and provides an overview of evidence-based treatment of substance use disorders.

Intended audience

Interdisciplinary staff of East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and South End Community Health Center

Speakers

Justin Alves

RN, ACRN, CARN

Andrea Caputo

DNP, FNP-BC, CARN-AP

Objectives

· Describe the prevalence of substance use disorders within the US Population

· Explain substance use disorders a chronic medical conditions

· Identify at least 3 strategies to help manage substance use disorders

· List the necessary steps for responding to an overdose

Sponsored by

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS) and Boston Medical Center Office Based Addiction Treatment and Technical Assistance (BMC OBAT TTA). 

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 1.0 contact hours to all nurses who attend this course and complete the evaluation. Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of continuing nursing 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 1.00 CE Credit Hours.

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