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
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.
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.
David Kaplan MD, MSc, CCFP Dr. David M. Kaplan is the Provincial Primary Care Lead at Health Quality Ontario. David received his MD from the University of Toronto in 2001. Prior to his medical training, he completed his graduate training in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Joint Centre for Bioethics in the Faculty of Medicine. After finishing his residency in Family & Community Medicine at North York General Hospital (NYGH), he joined the staff of the Department of Family & Community Medicine. He is an Associate Professor and a member of the Joint Centre for Bioethics. David teaches in the pre-clerkship, clerkship and post-graduate programs. In 2013, he was awarded the inaugural Integrated Medical Education Award from the Faculty of Medicine in 2013. He was also award the 2013 Innovation Award from the Society of Graduates of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation in recognition of his significant contribution to the fields of health policy and health management. From 2005-2013, David served as Chair of the Research Ethics Board at NYGH. He was Family Physician-in-Chief (Interim) and Medical Program Director at NYGH from 2006-2008. From 2010-2016, David held primary care leadership positions in the Central Local Health Integration Network.