A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
September 27, 2022
7:30 am–9:00 am ET
As part of the twice-monthly MA OBAT ECHO series, Vanessa Loukas, NP, will present the didactic entitled, "Symptom Management in Initiation of Buprenorphine." 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 Zoom Meeting ID: 811 9137 6194 Passcode: OBAT
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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 care teams to integrate addiction treatment using a multidisciplinary care model.
Nurse practitioners (NP), medical doctors (MD), nurses (LPN/RN), social workers (LCSW/LICSW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC), Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC), Community Health Workers (CHW), recovery coaches, counselors, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC)
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
This program is sponsored by BSAS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Project ECHO at Boston Medical Center.
PLEASE NOTE: This session is only open to those formally enrolled in the MA OBAT ECHO 12-part series. If not formally enrolled, you will not be eligible for CEUs.
1.5 hours of continuing education units will be granted to all nurses, LMHCs, MDs, PAs, LCSW/LICSWs, and LADC/CADCs who attend and complete the evaluation within 14 days. The MA OBAT ECHO is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by: American Nurses Association, Massachusetts; Boston University School of Social Work Professional Education Programs; Boston University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education; MaMHCA
Certificates of Participation will be granted to recovery coaches and CHWs who attend and complete the evaluation within 14 days.