A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
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.
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.
Staff and affiliates of Manet Community Health Center only.
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.
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS).
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.