Free series on comprehensive care for patients with substance use disorders

  • 06 Feb 2019

Rhode Island providers have the opportunity to participate in a 10-12 part ECHO series (free CEUs available) to advance addiction treatment in the primary care settings. The ECHO model is a distance education model where experts connect through a video link with numerous community-based primary care teams for the purpose of facilitating case-based learning. Each session will include a brief talk by an addiction expert and the opportunity to get expert consultation on real de-identified patient cases. Topics include: 

  • Harm Reduction Philosophy and how informs practice
  • Alcohol Use Disorder and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
  • Post Incarceration Care
  • Safer Injection Practices
  • New Buprenorphine Formulations and Injectables
  • Cocaine and SUD
  • Pain and Addiction
  • Trauma-informed care and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Legal Issues and the use of policy to improve population health in SUD
  • Interpreting Urine Toxicology Screens