September 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nevada State STR/SOR Project / UNR School of Medicine
FREE CME Virtual Learning Opportunity
TeleMAT – An STR/SOR Project
Sarah Spencer, DO, Family Practitioner and Addiction Medicine Specialist, Anchor Point, AK
Register Today! | September 22, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Participate from your desktop, iPad, or phone via Zoom
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.
- Review barrier 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
There is no charge to participate in the sessions, but pre-registration is required.
Continuing Medical Education Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT). The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program provides 1 CME credit towards 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.
This publication was supported in whole or in part by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health Bureau of Behavioral Health, Prevention, and Wellness through funding provided by the Nevada State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA).