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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Introduction to Methamphetamines (Training for Manet Community Health Center)

October 21, 2021
8:30 am–9:30 am ET

This training is for the staff and affiliates of Manet Community Health Center. The training will provide a brief overview of methamphetamine use disorder and treatment options.

PLEASE NOTE: This training is for the staff and affiliates of Manet Community Health Center.

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom

Description

This training is for Manet Community Health Center. It 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

Staff and affiliates of Manet Community Health Center only. 

Speakers

Justin Alves, RN, MSN, ACRN, CARN, CNE

Justin is a Clinical Nurse Educator for Boston Medical Center's OBAT TTA team, with specific expertise in infectious disease and their co-occurrence with substance use disorders, community outreach, and harm reduction. He serves as an expert on OBAT TTA's SUD Care Continuum ECHO team and sits on the item writing committee for the Addictions Nursing Certification Board. Justin has dedicated his career to caring for patients living with HIV/AIDS and suffering from substance use disorders across the continuum of care. He is an AIDS Certified Registered Nurse, a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse, and a member of the Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. Justin received his BSN from Northeastern University in 2013 and received his MSN, with a focus in nursing education, from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in 2020.

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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