Overview of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Training 2022

Target Audience


Nurse Practitioner


Pharmacy Technician


Physician Assistant


Social Worker

Learning Objectives

o Describe how opioid use disorder (OUD) can develop as a result of changes in the brain.

o Discuss the efficacy of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) for improving OUD treatment engagement, retention, and outcomes.

o List the general treatment phases for treating OUD with MOUD.

o List at least two factors that help determine which MOUD is best for a patient.

o Describe strategies for monitoring treatment, including ensuring treatment adherence and minimizing misuse/diversion

Course summary
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Accreditation and credit designation 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physician (CME) 

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of X.X AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing (CNE) 

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is __ contact hours. 

Physician Assistant (AAPA) 

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for ___ AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.   

Social Work (ASWB)  

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 2.0 continuing education credits. 

Other Healthcare Professionals 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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