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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

MA OBAT ECHO: Substance Use Disorder and Contraception Provision

May 24, 2022
7:30 am–9:00 am ET

As part of the twice-monthly MA OBAT ECHO series, Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, will present the didactic entitled, "Substance Use Disorder and Contraception Provision." 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

Substance Use Disorder and Contraception Provision: Unique considerations for SUD

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom Meeting ID: 811 9137 6194
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Description

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-mentoring program is designed to increase the capacity of care teams to integrate addiction treatment using a multidisciplinary care model.

Intended audience

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)

This program is sponsored by BSAS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Project ECHO at Boston Medical Center.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

1) Briefly describe the unique barriers patients with SUD seeking contraception face

2) Review how contraceptive methods may or may not intersect with elements of SUD/OUD

3) Discuss best practices in counseling and contraception provision for patients with SUD seeking to avoid pregnancy

Sponsored by

This program is sponsored by BSAS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Project ECHO at Boston Medical Center.

Accreditation information

PLEASE NOTE: This session is only open to those formally enrolled in the MA OBAT ECHO 12-part series. If not formally enrolled, 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 14 days. 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 14 days.

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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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