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

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This Case Conference is only for BMC OBAT/Addiction Staff. Thank you.

Event summary

BMC OBAT Case Conference - Brain Injury and SUD

Case conference for Addiction RNs at BMC

Event details

Description

The format of the conference will be a combination of a topic relevant to addiction treatment along with a corresponding case submitted by one of our own addiction nurses. During the presentation of the case there will be ample time to talk about what worked, what didn’t, and what other resources might be available to help with similar patients in the future.

Objectives

- Describe the epidemiology of acquired brain injuries and substance use disorders.

- Explain the clinical implications of brain injury in relation to the care of OBAT patients.

- Evaluate existing screeners used in outpatient settings to identify and assess patients with brain injury and substance use disorders.

- Analyze a recent patient case related to brain injury and substance use disorders.

Intended audience

RNs working in addiction at Boston Medical Center

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

Boston Medical Center grants 1 nursing contact hours to nurses who complete this program. You must stay for the entire program and complete the evaluation form. This program has no commercial support. Faculty and planners have no vested interests, and there are no conflicts of interest. There will be no discussion of off label uses of drugs. Boston Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing professional development by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.