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

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Event summary

Addiction 101 - Corrections Staff Only

This training will prepare medical staff for the implementation of H4742, An Act for Prevention and Access to Appropriate Care & Treatment of Addiction.

Event details

Description

Treatment with FDA-approved medication (MOUD) is the standard of care for patients with opioid use disorder (OUD).  Although the evidence shows that the use of medications improves outcomes and reduces morbidity and mortality for individuals with OUD, especially during the high-risk 30-day post-incarceration period, MOUD is not uniformly available inmates in our correctional settings.

This training will prepare medical staff for the implementation of H4742, An Act for Prevention and Access to Appropriate Care & Treatment of Addiction. 

Breakfast will be served.

Objectives

Intended audience

This event is for medical staff in the Massachusetts Department of Correction.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction; Massachusetts Department of Public Health; Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Accreditation information

The application to award contact hours has been submitted to Boston Medical Center.  Boston Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.