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

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This conference is only for individuals working at a Massachusetts Community Health Centers. If you have a question, please contact Lexie Bergeron at 617-414-6638.

Event summary

Rising Tides: Current Issues in Substance Use Disorder Care

Third Annual State OBAT Conference

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Event details

Description

Please join us at our September conference for community-based health care organizations treating substance use disorders. The conference will include discussions of current topics in addiction treatment and offer opportunities to network with colleagues.

Conference Agenda: 

Information on panelists will be added to this page as we continue to confirm them.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. If you have dietary restrictions please feel free to let us know and we will do our best to accommodate them. Thank you.

For driving directions, please visit: https://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/massachusetts/embassy-suites-by-hilton-boston-waltham-BOSWSES/maps-directions/index.html

Contact Information for the day of the conference: Colleen LaBelle: 617-797-6712 

Objectives

After attending this conference, participants will be able to: understand the context and treatment recommendations for SUD patients with STIs or Hepatitis A, B, or C; appropriately utilize recovery coaches in the addiction care team; understand the relationship between the use of THC, Cannabinoids, inhalants, vaping, and substance use disorders; understand how to improve the continuity of care for incarcerated patients and those otherwise involved with the criminal justice system; and implement strategies to work with patients affected by recent increases in HIV infection and methamphetamine use. 

Intended audience

This conference is only intended for nurses and medical assistants who work at BSAS/DPH funded OBATs and are providing Medication for Addiction Treatment utilizing the Nurse Care Manager Model. All DPH/BSAS funded STATE OBAT Nurses and Medical Assistants are required to attend.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, This event is funded by grants from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration to the 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.

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