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Partnered Supports for Pain Management - A Closer Look at Prescribing Buprenorphine/Naloxone in Primary Care

Type: Mainpro+ Workshops (Mainpro-C)
Saturday May 12
9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Room 101
Credits: 5 Mainpro+
Price: $100+HST

  • Description

    Through the use of didactic and case-based small group discussions learn about available programs to support managing complex clinical cases around opioids and develop skills around when and how to use buprenorphine in your practice.

    Learning Objectives
    • Distinguish between problematic opioid use and opioid use disorder.
    • Describe the rationale and evidence for medication assisted therapy (MAT).
    • Identify patients who would benefit from buprenorphine treatment and strategies.
    • Manage buprenorphine prescriptions for stable patients and buprenorphine induction.
    • Educate patients on strategies to prevent overdose.
    • Describe how to access additional supports and programs in the system to help with practice improvement around opioid prescribing, opioid use disorder and pain management.

  • Speakers