Starting Buprenorphine for Opioid Addiction
Case: Andrea Sanchez
0.5 out of 14 hrs CE
Goal: To train providers on the importance of basing chronic pain treatment on an accurate diagnosis, following evidence-based guidelines when prescribing opioids including appropriate patient assessment and treatment structure.
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After completing this activity participants will be able to:
- Recognize when a patient who started on opioid therapy for chronic pain has developed opioid use disorder.
- Explain the treatment option of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder to a patient
- Describe for a patient the process of starting buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder