OVERVIEW

Substance and Opioid Use Disorders is Dr. Onyejekwe’s 3rd presentation covering their respective clinical definitions, signs and symptoms, the abuse potential related to Gabapentin and Pregabalin and a patient-centered approach with treatment options including Medication - Assisted Treatment (MAT) which has been shown to significantly reduce the need for inpatient detoxification services. By providing valuable provider links and resources, the program serves as an excellent stepping stone for those providers unfamiliar with the process and medications pertaining to Medication - Assisted Treatment.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
1. Identify the clinical definitions and signs and symptoms associated with Substance and Opioid Use Disorder.
2. Identify the abuse potential related to Gabapentin and Pregabalin. 
3. Identify a patient centered approach and treatment strategy for those patients with Substance and Opioid Use Disorders.
4. Identify the process for and medications involved in Medication - Assisted Treatment.

Estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.

COURSE CONTENT

Substance and Opioid Use Disorders

Duration: 60 mins

TARGET AUDIENCE

PhysicianNursingPhysician Assistant

SPECIALITIES

General PracticeInternal MedicinePrimary CareFamily PracticeGeneral and Internal MedicineFamily and Patient Centered CarePhysician AssistantsNursing

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