Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2017 - Helping Our Opioid Addicted Patients

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Helping Our Opioid Addicted Patients: Primary Care Toolkit


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."



Target Audience

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:

  1. Discuss clinical use of buprenorphine/naloxone for opioid dependence.
  2. Counsel opioid dependent patients on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) options.
  3. Learn how to prescribe MAT or nasal naloxone.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.05 Contact hours
  • 1.05 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

  • 1.05 Contact hours
  • 1.05 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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