Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2017 - Helping Our Opioid Addicted Patients
Using case examples from a community health clinic, this module provides information on Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorder and gives clinical insight and advice for adding buprenorphine prescription to your practice.
Matt Perez, MD
Family Physician, Neighborcare Health, Seattle
Comments and Reviews
"Dr. Perez's talk was very informative and provided truly valuable information for primary care."
"I appreciate seeing a talk like this, specifically aimed at outpatient treatment."
Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Discuss clinical use of buprenorphine/naloxone for opioid dependence.
- Counsel opioid dependent patients on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) options.
- Learn how to prescribe MAT or nasal naloxone.
- 1.05 Contact hours
- 1.05 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level