Overview of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Training Peru 1.21.21

January 21, 2021

Program Evaluation Research Unit (PERU)

Current research has shown that many individuals with substance use disorder go untreated each year. Implementing Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) into primary care has the potential to increase access to and engagement in treatment for many individuals, however, healthcare providers often feel that they lack the knowledge and skills necessary to treat OUD.

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician

Physician

Physician Assistant

Psychologist

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
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/08/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
01/21/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/21/2021 - 10:00am
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
United States

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 2.0 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 2.0 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 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.   

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. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 Attendance
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