The webinar will examine specific tools and resources for clinicians treating patients with substance use disorders, and is targeted toward clinicians, physicians, academicians, and other addiction medicine professionals who regularly interact with veterans.
Research-Based Clinical Strategies to Prevent and Address Adolescent Substance Use and Prescription Medication Misuse: Being Part of the Solution
Curriculum components include: scope of the problem, adolescent risk and vulnerability, screening, assessment, communication with patients, communication with parents, monitoring by parents, specialty referral, and practitioner follow-up.
This 15-minute podcast discusses common barriers to opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and how RNs and NPs can help expand patient access to it. The podcast highlights the benefits of a collaborative care/ nurse care manager approach used in Massachusetts that has improved patient access to office-based OUD treatment with buprenorphine.
This e-learning module incorporates animation, infographics, and storytelling to raise physician awareness about prescription opioid-related morbidity and mortality, factors influencing opioid-related harm, and what steps can be taken to promote the safe use of this important class of medications.
The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course: Includes Waiver Qualifying Requirements. This course provides hours of education needed for prescribing buprenorphine in an office-based treatment setting. Read more...
This course provides the 8 hours of education needed to receive a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in an office-based setting. More information on waiver requirements can be found on the SAMHSA website. Read more...
These resources will help any clinician educate themselves about the latest science-based practices in Addiction Medicine.