A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
December 8, 2023
2:00 pm–3:00 pm ET
This one-hour training prepares nurses and other medical professionals to use long-acting injectable buprenorphine (Sublocade) in addiction treatment.
This one-hour training prepares nurses and other medical professionals offering medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) to manage addiction treatment with long-acting injectable buprenorphine. Topics covered will include the pharmacology of long-acting 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 using this treatment.
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 injectable buprenorphine are welcome and encouraged to attend.
By the end of the training, participants will have the knowledge to:
Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS)
Funding for out of state attendees is provided by the Opioid Response Network (ORN).
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
REQUIREMENTS for credit
Please note this policy is strictly enforced for accreditation purposes. Participants will forfeit collection of credit and certificates of completion if more than 10 minutes of the training is missed.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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 1.00 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 is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants who complete and return the evaluation and stay for the entire session will be awarded a total of 1.00 contact hours, with 1.00 contact hours classified as pharmacology.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 general continuing education credits.
Licensed Mental Health Counselors
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, 1.00 contact hours will be offered to participants who attend the training and complete the evaluation.
Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC/CADC)
BMC Grayken Center for Addiction TTA is approved to offer LADC/CADCs who complete this course 1.00 general continuing education credits.
Continuing education (CE) requirements vary by license and jurisdiction. When requesting continuing education credits, please ensure you are following the rules and regulations determined by the board regulating your license. Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction TTA does not oversee adherence to licensing requirements and regulations.