A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
February 7, 2022
12:00 pm–1:15 pm ET
As part of the twice-monthly SUD Care Continuum ECHO series, Zoe M. Weinstein, MD, MS, will present the didactic entitled, "Addressing alcohol use in methadone treatment." 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 ID: 878 6770 9658
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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.
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:
1) Describe the risks of combining alcohol and opioids
2) Summarize the prevalence of alcohol use among patients with opioid use disorder (OUD)
3) Discuss the medication treatment options for patients with co-occurring alcohol use disorder and OUD
This program is sponsored by BSAS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Project ECHO at Boston Medical Center.
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; MaMHCA
Certificates of Participation will be granted to recovery coaches and CHWs who attend and complete the evaluation within 14 days.