On-line Education Provides Understanding of Suboxone Treatment

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 On-line Education Provides Understanding of Suboxone Treatment. On this CME webcast, we are going to examine how buprenorphine and Suboxone fit into the management of the opioid-addicted patient in the hospital. To tell us how this works in the emergency department is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Dr. Emily Kauffman. And to tell us about medication assisted treatment for inpatients is hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Margaret Williams.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: EXPLAIN why Medications-Assisted Treatment (MAT), specifically buprenorphine (suboxone) is effective for treatment of Opioid Use Disorder; DESCRIBE the importance of addressing opioid use disorder in all patient encounters, beginning with the Emergency Department.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The role of the emergency department in treating opioid addiction
  • The role of medication assisted therapy in hospitalized patients
  • Project DAWN
  • Management of opioid-dependent patients who are NPO
  • DEA-X waivers

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

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