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Advanced Topics in Buprenorphine Practice and Beyond
Advanced training for addiction providers who are waivered to prescribe buprenorphine/naloxone or who are in process of obtaining their waiver. This training will address management of complex conditions including acute and chronic pain, psychiatric co-morbidities, and risk reduction strategies. Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH - Opportunity and Impact of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder: Observations from Massachusetts Public Health Data Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH (CME Course Director) - Managing Pain with Opioid Analgesics in Patients on Medications for Opioid Use Disorders Mark J. Albanese, MD - Assessment and Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders Registration will start at 3:30pm and the course will run from 4:00pm-7:00pm Dinner will be served from 5:30 - 6:00 pm This event is free for waivered providers or for those in the process of obtaining their waiver. PLEASE NOTE: After registering, you will receive an e-mail with a link to choose your options for dinner. If we do not receive a response from you regarding your choices, you will automatically be assigned the poultry option. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability please notify Lexie Bergeron in writing at least two weeks prior to the conference.
After completing this training activity, participants will be able to: 1) Describe the current opioid overdose epidemic in Massachusetts utilizing data from the Massachusetts Public Health Chapter 55 report. 2) Recognize the importance of patient access to medication for addiction treatment (MAT) in Massachusetts. 3) Apply evidence based principles of pain management when caring for patients with an opioid use disorder and co-occurring acute pain. 4) Apply evidence based principles of pain management when caring for patients with an opioid use disorder and co-occurring chronic pain. 5) Implement strategies to identify co-morbid mental illness in patients with opioid use disorders. 6) Recall strategies to treat co-morbid mental illness in patients with opioid use disorders.
Addiction Providers (MD, PA, NP) who are waivered to prescribe buprenorphine or who intend to become waivered.
Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Addiction Services
Provided By: Boston University School of Medicine Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 2.5 hours of opioid education.