A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
February 28, 2023
7:30 am–9:00 am ET
As part of the twice-monthly MA OBAT ECHO series, Dr. Rossana Lau-Ng will present the didactic entitled, "Substance Use Disorder in the Older Adult Population." The didactic will be followed by a related de-identified patient case presentation from an ECHO participant along with recommendations from the panel of experts and attendees.
Via Meeting ID: 956 6526 6772 Passcode: OBAT
Boston Medical Center's (BMC) 12-part Massachusetts Office Based Addiction Treatment ECHO® (MA OBAT ECHO®) offers training and support in addiction treatment, with a focus on comprehensive care for patients with substance use disorders (SUDs). The free, case-based tele-mentoring program is designed to increase the capacity of primary care teams to integrate addiction treatment using a multidisciplinary care model.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN), Physicians (MD/DO), Physician Assistants (PA), Nurses (LPN/RN), Social Workers (LCSW/LICSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC), Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselors (CADC), Community Health Workers (CHW), Recovery Coaches.
Dr. Lau-Ng is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine combined MD/MBA program in Health Management. She completed her Family Medicine and Community Health residency at University of Massachusetts Medical School, and then went on to complete a 2-year Geriatric Medicine clinician-educator track fellowship at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center.
As an attending physician in the Section of Geriatrics at Boston Medical Center, she sees patients in local area skilled nursing facilities, providing care for subacute rehabilitation patients and long-term care residents. She is the medical director of the Nursing Home Program in the Section of Geriatrics, and the medical director of the Decanter Program at Boston Medical Center working with an interprofessional committee on care transitions of un-/underinsured patients from the hospital to appropriate post-acute care facilities.
Her scholarly interest and expertise are in interprofessional education in post acute care, and especially around the care of older adults with substance use disorder.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
1) Discuss epidemiology of older adults with substance use disorder (SUD)/ opioid use disorder (OUD).
2) Name the 5Ms of geriatrics to support treatment of older adults with SUD/OUD.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS).
PLEASE NOTE: This session is open to those formally enrolled in the MA OBAT ECHO 12-part series. If not formally enrolled, you will not be eligible for CEUs.
In support of improving patient care, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Boston Medical Center grants 1.50 hours to all nurses who attend and complete the evaluation. Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The lecture has been approved by The Network of Professional Education at Boston University School of Social Work, accredited by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Social Work Registration, to provide 1.50 credit hours.
BMC Grayken Center of Addiction TTA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7188. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. BMC Grayken Center of Addiction TTA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. For this program, 1.50 contact hours will be offered to participants who attend the training and complete the evaluation.