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

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Alcohol Use Disorder in the Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Patient Population

December 7, 2022
12:00 pm–1:15 pm ET

As part of the twice-monthly SUD Care Continuum ECHO series, Stephanie Sogg PhD, will present the didactic entitled, "AUD in the Bariatric Surgery Patient 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.

SUD Care Continuum ECHO: Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Population

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Virtual meeting

Via Zoom ID: 9914 464 0811 Passcode: SUD
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Description

Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance, Boston Medical Center's (BMC) drop-in series Substance Use Disorder Care Continuum ECHO® (SUD Care Continuum ECHO®) offers training and support in addiction treatment, with a focus on supporting front line addiction treatment workforce. This includes health providers in Acute Treatment Services (ATS), Crisis Stabilization Services (CSS), Transitional Support Services (TSS), Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP), long-term residential program, sober and recovery homes, primary care, and psychiatry. This free, case-based tele-mentoring program is designed to increase the capacity of health care providers to implement high-quality and evidence-based addiction treatment.

Intended audience

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)

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

1.Describe the prevalence of alcohol problems after metabolic/bariatric surgery (MBS)

2.Enumerate the potential etiological mechanisms of alcohol problems after MBS

3.Identify gaps in the current empirical literature regarding alcohol problems after MBS

Sponsored by

This program is sponsored by Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS), Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Project ECHO at Boston Medical Center. 

Accreditation information

1.0 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 SUD Care Continuum ECHO is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by: American Nurses Association, Massachusetts; Boston University School of Social Work The Network for Professional Education; Boston University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education; National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Certificates of Participation will be granted to recovery coaches and CHWs who attend and complete the evaluation within 14 days.

 

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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

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