Meeting Archive:
Addressing the Opioid Crisis Through Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder-The Physician's Role


Meeting Description:

This program focuses on harms from opioid-type medications, the development and fundamental features of opioid use disorder, and how physicians can play a key role in reversing what has been called the "opioid epidemic" through evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder. Sarah E. Wakeman, MD, Medical Director, Massachusetts General Substance Use Disorder Initiative, will help learners understand the basis of opioid use disorder, the key attributes of successful treatment, and will provide examples of how interventions can applied at various points of patient engagement, and within different clinical practice settings.

Details
Date: Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM CDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Barry Dickinson