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This live, virtual CME training is designed for Maryland prescribers who have obtained their waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for OUD.

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

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 |  12:00—1:00 pm

Live, virtual CME training through WebEx

This training is designed for prescribers who have obtained their waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.

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

Hosted by:

Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

St. Mary's County Health Department

Calvert County Health Department

Audience:

Maryland Physicians, Advance Practice Nurses, Physicians Assistants

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:

Eric Weintraub, MD

Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

Division Head, Addiction Research & Treatment, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Event contact:

Julie DiGirolamo, MACS Outreach Specialist

JDiGirolamo@som.umaryland.edu

CME Credit: 

The AAFP has reviewed Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Prescriber's Next Steps in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 01/27/2021 to 01/26/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session:

1.00 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Prescriber's Next Steps in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

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