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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic:
Prescribers' Next Steps in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Monday, May 18, 2020 | 4:00—5:00 pm

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1. Close all applications and windows that will not be needed during your session.

2. Plug in to your power supply throughout the meeting.

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4. We have found that using Google Chrome and Firefox work best as your internet browser.

Contact Julie DiGirolamo with any questions at JDiGirolamo@som.umaryland.edu

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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)
Anne Arundel County Department of Health

Target Audience: Primary care and specialty prescribers in Anne Arundel County

CME Credit: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the landscape of the opioid epidemic in Maryland

  2. To understand the systems issues to getting started with prescribing buprenorphine

  3. To understand the appropriate operations and tracking systems

  4. Describe the barriers to using buprenorphine waiver

  5. To understand the different models of care for office-based treatment


Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH
Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)
Medical Director, Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc. / REACH Health Services
Vice President, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

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Julie DiGirolamo
Outreach Specialist, MACS

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