Course Overview

Uncertainty about laws and supported treatment strategies often leave patients experiencing Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) mistreated and under-treated. This course aims to clarify supported treatment methods used in Emergency Departments to support better health outcomes.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the regulation around MAT in the ED and hospital
  • Learn an algorithm for starting MAT & understand its supporting research
  • Discuss operational solutions to challenges around continuity of care
  • Gain the tools to implement harm reduction strategies such as Naloxone distribution

Duration: 45 minutes

Continuing Education Information: 1.0 CME/CEU through the American Academy of Family Physicians through November 17, 2023