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

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

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PLEASE NOTE: This training is for staff of the Community Clinic of Maui dba Mālama I Ke Ola Health Center only.

Event summary

Special Populations and Overdose Response

This training, part four in a four-part series, will provide an overview of caring for special populations with opioid use disorder and how to respond to an opioid overdose.

Event details

Description

This course series will prepare nurses and other key members of the multidisciplinary care team to deliver medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD), such as buprenorphine and naltrexone, using a chronic care management model. Topics covered will include the science of addiction as a brain disorder, the pharmacotherapy of medications used to treat opioid and alcohol use disorders (current standard of care), and practical tools for implementing these treatment modalities into an office-based setting and for supporting physicians and advanced practice providers as part of a care team. Attendees will learn to screen patients for substance use disorders, initiate medication, and provide ongoing care and counseling.

Objectives

The learner will identify treatment consideration for special populations such as adolescents, peripartum patients, and those with acute and chronic pain, and will learn how to counsel on harm reduction and overdose prevention.

Intended audience

Staff of the Community Clinic of Maui dba Mālama I Ke Ola Health Center 

Sponsored by

State Targeted Response Technical Assistance Consortium, Opioid Response Network, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 1.0 hours to all nurses who attend, complete the evaluation, and complete the post test. 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.