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Learn how prescribers can play a critical role in providing treatment for OUD during this live, virtual CME training.

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

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 |  12:00 — 1:00 pm

Live, virtual CME training through WebEx

Hosted by: Maryland Addiction Consultation Service and Calvert County Health Department

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder provides an overview of how Maryland prescribers can play a critical role in providing treatment for opioid use disorder.

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Audience:

Physicians, Advance Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the basic concepts of addiction
  2. To understand the current extent and severity of the opioid epidemic in the US
  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

Event contact:

Bridget Sweeney, MACS Training Coordinator

MACSTraining@som.umaryland.edu

CME Credit: 

This Live activity, Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers' Role in the Treatment of OUD, 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.


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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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