A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
October 12, 2021
7:30 am–9:00 am ET
As part of the twice-monthly MA OBAT ECHO series, Vasudev Mandyam, MD, will present the didactic entitled, "Fentanyl-Special Considerations in Management of People with Opioid 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.
Via Zoom ID: 963 6097 0034, Passcode: OBAT
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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.
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)
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
1) Describe the uniquely challenging aspects of fentanyl pharmacology
2) Explain protocols for buprenorphine induction that can reduce precipitated withdrawal
This program is sponsored by BSAS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Project ECHO at Boston Medical Center.
PLEASE NOTE: This session is only open to those formally enrolled in the MA OBAT ECHO 12-part series. If not formally enrolled by December 2019, you will not be eligible for CEUs.
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.