Overcoming Barriers to Prescribing MAT
Overcoming Barriers to Prescribing MAT is Jointly provided by the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Office of Continuing Medical Education and Rhode Island Department of Health Academic Center.
Primary Care Physicians, Specialists, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:
- Identify the major barriers to prescribing buprenorphine among waivered providers
- Develop an approach to managing concomitant benzodiazepine/alcohol/stimulant use disorder in patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) already in treatment
- Identify management strategies for patients with OUD experiencing acute pain or undergoing surgery
- Evaluate and treat precipitated withdrawal in a patient maintained on methadone treatment
Presenter: Rahul Vanjani, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School
Center for Primary Care (CPC) Clinic | Providence, RI
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Health Academic Center. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- This training qualifies for 1.0 CME Credit in Opioid Pain Management / Chronic Pain Management, one of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 Rhode Island CME re-licensure requirements.
- This training meets the requirements set forth in RI Regulation 3.14 Prescriber Training Requirement for Best Practices Regarding Opioid Prescribing. This specific training requirement is required only once & must be completed before renewal of controlled substance registration or two (2) years (whichever is longer).
Other Health Professionals
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. This credit is accepted by the AANP, AAPA, and RI Pharmacy re-licensure.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This course is offered through The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
To take this course you will be redirected to The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University's website. You must login or create an account with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in order to complete this activity.
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