This presentation will challenge participants to rethink outpatient withdrawal management. An outpatient setting for the treatment of withdrawal symptoms is safe and effective for most patients with substance use disorders. The chief advantage over treatment in an inpatient setting is higher likelihood of patient participation in meaningful follow up treatment. This presentation will highlight hybrid protocols frequent withdrawal concerns, thus arming psychiatrists and allied health professionals with effective, evidence based information to treat patients with substance use disorder in outpatient settings.
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 5U79TI026556-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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- Review traditional withdrawal management protocols in an outpatient setting
- Assess the importance of simultaneous participation in psychosocial treatment services
- Contrast the increased transition into ongoing care compared to inpatient withdrawal management
Physicians who have a waiver to treat opioid use disorder in an office-based setting and other interested clinicians.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: February 26, 2019
End Date: February 26, 2022
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple-choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 75% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
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Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- George Kolodner, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer, Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- John A. Renner, Jr., M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training, Boston University Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System. Disclosure: Stockholder: Johnson & Johnson and General Electric.
- Eunice Maize, Program Manager, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests.
- Rachel Trusty, Program Manager, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Division Director, Department of Education, American Psychiatric Association, Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests.
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