TeleMAT | Nevada State Opioid Response - An STR/SOR Project

Presenter: Sarah Spencer, DO

Online CME Credit

Fee: $30.00

Provides 1.00 hour(s) of CE/CME credit (Presented on September 22, 2021; Reviewed December 1, 2021; Expires December 1, 2023)

Provides CME credit toward the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to ethics, pain management, or addiction care during each licensure period.

Overview

Many regions of the country still have insufficient access to MOUD, and telemedicine has the potential to remove many barriers to accessing OUD treatment for patients living in rural and underserved areas. We will review the basics of telemedicine for MOUD, including home induction, remote drug testing, legal concerns, behavioral health support, and harm reduction access.

Learning Objectives

Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:

  • Review barriers to accessing treatment for OUD in rural areas
  • Explore how telemedicine can remove barriers to OUD treatment
  • Address legal concerns regarding drug testing
  • Review home induction and remote drug testing
  • Cite opportunities for behavioral health support
  • Discover strategies to provide remote harm reduction services