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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Addiction 101

May 5, 2021
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.

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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. CMEs and continuing education credits for LMHCs are pending approval.

Intended audience

Nurses, social workers, other clinical staff, and non-clinicians.

Speakers

Charmaine Lastimoso, MSN, MPH, NP-C, CARN-AP Vanessa Loukas, MSN, FNP-C, CARN-AP

Objectives

After attending this training, participants will be able to:

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS). 

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 1.00 hours to all nurses who attend and complete the evaluation. 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 1.00 CE Credit 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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