Boston Medical Center (BMC) Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance (TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Using Monthly Injectable Buprenorphine in Addiction Treatment (training via Zoom)

August 9, 2019
9:30 am–10:30 am ET

This one-hour training prepares nurses and other medical professionals to use monthly injectable buprenorphine (Sublocade) in addiction treatment.

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Location

Connect via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/668658108
Zoom call
Room 2128
Call in from your health center, MA

Description

This is a one-hour training that prepares nurses offering medication for opioid-use disorder to manage addiction treatment with monthly injectable buprenorphine (Sublocade). Topics covered will include: the pharmacology of monthly injectable buprenorphine; patient selection; medication storage and administration; clinical logistics; side effects; supplemental dosing; lessons learned from the field; and billing and specialty pharmacies. We will also have an open discussion to learn from each other’s experiences with using this treatment.

This training will be held via Zoom. We would prefer that you log in using a computer with a web cam so that we can all connect to each other via video. Please note that signing on with video is required to receive CEs. If you do not have access to a web cam, please let us know. The document on this page (the "event flyer") will walk you through how to connect to a Zoom meeting from your computer for the first time.

Connect to this training via Zoom at this link: https://zoom.us/j/668658108 

Intended audience

Attendance is required for all OBAT nurses and MAs who work in a DPH/BSAS funded STATE OBOT program. All others working with patients on Sublocade are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Objectives

The learner will: understand the pharmacology, side effects, and supplemental dosing of Sublocade; learn about the related billing and specialty pharmacy protocols; and participate in an open discussion with those who have implemeneted Sublocade in their practices to learn from their experiences. 

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Attendance is required for all OBAT nurses and MAs who work in a DPH/BSAS funded STATE OBOT program. All others working with patients on Sublocade are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 1 nursing contact hour to nurses who complete this program. You must stay for the entire program and complete this evaluation form. This program has no commercial support. Faculty and planners have no vested interests, and there are no conflicts of interest. Boston Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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Grayken Center for Addiction TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for Grayken Center for Addiction TTA is provided by:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation
Opioid Response Network

The content on this site and the content presented by Grayken Center for Addiction TTA is intended solely to inform and educate healthcare and social service professionals, and shall not be used for medical advice and is not a substitute for the advice or treatment of a qualified medical professional. The hospital, the program, and the contributors are not acting as health care providers or professional consultants on behalf of any specific patient and disclaim establishing a provider-patient relationship with any specific patient.


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