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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

MA OBAT ECHO: Outpatient treatment of Benzodiazepine Use Disorder

April 13, 2021
7:30 am–9:00 am ET

As part of the twice-monthly MA OBAT ECHO series, Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, will present a didactic entitled "Outpatient treatment of Benzodiazepine Use Disorder." 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.

PLEASE NOTE: This session is only open to those formally enrolled in the MA OBAT ECHO 12-part series. If not formally enrolled, you will not be eligible for CEs.

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Virtual meeting

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Description

Boston Medical Center's (BMC) 12-part Massachusetts Office Based Addiction Treatment ECHO® (MA OBAT ECHO®) offers training and support in addiction treatment, with a focus on comprehensive care for patients with substance use disorders (SUDs). The free, case-based tele-education program is designed to increase the capacity of health care providers to implement high-quality addiction treatment within primary care settings in Massachusetts.

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)

Speakers

Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP

Accreditation information

1.5 hours of continuing education units will be granted to all nurses, LMHCs, MDs, PAs, LCSW/LICSWs, and LADC/CADCs who attend and complete the evaluation within 48 hours. The MA OBAT ECHO is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by: American Nurses Association, Massachusetts; Boston University School of Social Work Professional Education Programs; Boston University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education; MaMHCA

Certificates of Participation will be granted to recovery coaches and CHWs who attend and complete the evaluation within 48 hours.

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OBAT TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for OBAT TTA is provided by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation

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