Understanding Problems Related to Substance Use

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CNE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jan 23, 2020
  • Expires: Jan 23, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
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Faculty

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Needs Statement

This mandatory training is for all hospital-based emergency physicians, hospitalists, obstetricians, psychiatrists, adolescent pediatricians infectious disease specialists, primary care providers, and internal medicine residents who are not waiver trained. The training will emphasize a) fundamentals of addiction; b) modern treatment of opioid use disorder, including utilization of buprenorphine, and c) addressing stigma.

Less than 50% of Emergency and Family Medicine/Internal Medicine professionals believed OUD is treatable. Only a quarter of healthcare professionals in MA had received training on addiction during medical education.
(Shatterproof Survey, 2019)

The majority of patients who have experienced a nonfatal opioid overdose do not receive medication for their OUD. (Larochelle et al 2018)

Target Audience

All hospital-based emergency physicians, hospitalists, obstetricians, psychiatrists, adolescent pediatricians infectious disease specialists, primary care providers, and internal medicine residents.

 

Objectives

1. Describe the causes and symptoms of an opioid use disorder

2. Identify possible treatments and medications to treat OUD

3. Discuss the harm that stigma causes

 

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.  Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

 

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activityfor a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Contact Hours: 1.00 all of which is pharmacology worthy.

Faculty Disclosure

CME Course Director

Miriam Komaromy, MD does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

CNE Course Advisor

Lorraine Magner, MSN, C-FNP does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

Faculty

Scott Weiner, MD, Claudia Rodriguez, MD, Miriam Komaromy, MD and Lorraine Magner, MSN, C-FNP have nothing to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Faculty members do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

 

Boston University Planners

The lead nursing planner, Carmela A. Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN, and the BU program manager, Sakina Flint, do not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with Grayken Center for Addiction.

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