Fight Stigma: Using the Right Words to Support Patients with OUD

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Gain a better understanding of person-centered language and implementing strategies to address stigma to improve patient outcomes and care.

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Fight Stigma: Using the Right Words to Support Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Monday, May 24, 2021 |  12:00—1:00 pm

Free, live CME and CEU webinar through WebEx

This webinar will provide Maryland prescribers with a better understanding of person-centered language and implementing strategies to address stigma to improve patient outcomes and care.

After registering on Eventbrite, you will receive a calendar invitation from WebEx after 1-2 business days.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify stigmatizing language commonly associated with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
  2. Determine person-first alternative terms, which can be employed in reducing stigma and supporting patients with OUD.
  3. Propose scenarios where reducing stigma might improve outcomes for patients with OUD and create strategies to reduce stigmatizing language.

Presenter

Bethany DiPaula, PharmD

Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Event contact

Bridget Sweeney, MACS Training Coordinator

MACSTraining@som.umaryland.edu

Continuing Education Credit 

This Live activity, Fight Stigma: Using the Right Words to Support Patients with Opioid Use Disorder (Live Session), from 05/24/2021 - 05/24/2021, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS) of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is authorized as a sponsor of Continuing Education Units. MACS maintains responsibility for this program.


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Organizer Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

Organizer of Fight Stigma: Using the Right Words to Support Patients with OUD

MACS provides support to prescribers and their practices in addressing the needs of their patients with substance use disorders and chronic pain management.

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