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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers' Role in the Treatment of OUD

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Thursday, September 24, 2020 |  12:00—1:00 pm

Virtual training through WebEx

Join us for a free training on understanding the opioid epidemic. After registering on Eventbrite, you will receive a calendar invitation from WebEx after 1-2 business days.

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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

St. Mary's County Health Department

Calvert County Health Department

CME Credit: This Live activity, Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, from 09/24/2020 - 09/23/2021, 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.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the basic concepts of addiction
  2. To understand the current extent and severity of the opioid epidemic in the United States
  3. Describe the factors responsible for initiating and maintaining the crisis 
  4. Outline available effective evidenced-based treatments and interventions for individuals with opioid use disorder 

Presenter:

Eric Weintraub, MD

Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Division Head, Alcohol & Drug Abuse, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Acting Division Head, Adult Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, University of Maryland Medical Center

Event contact:

Julie DiGirolamo, MACS Outreach Specialist

JDiGirolamo@som.umaryland.edu

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