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31 Allegheny Ave

Towson, MD 21204

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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service & Baltimore County Department of Health
Present a CME Session on

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic:
Prescriber’s Next Steps in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | 6:30—8:30 pm
Cafe Troia | 31 Allegheny Ave, Towson, MD 21204


Audience: Primary care and specialty prescribers in Maryland (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, and Medical Doctors)

CME Credit: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of 1 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

Presenter:

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

Event contact:

Tracy Sommer, LMSW
Behavioral Health Consultant, MACS
tsommer@som.umaryland.edu

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