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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Introduction to Methamphetamines

May 7, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm ET

This training will provide a brief overview of methamphetamine use disorder and treatment options.

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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 methamphetamine use disorder, its options for treatment, and harm reduction strategies for patients who continue to use methamphetamines and their caregivers. 

Intended audience

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

Speakers

Justin Alves, MSN, RN, ACRN, CARN, CNE Vanessa Loukas, MSN, FNP-C, CARN-AP

Objectives

By the end of 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.

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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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