Tuesday, April 18, 2023 12pm to 1pm
About this Event
The TxRx (prounounced “Tex-R-X”) ECHO program provides telementoring in utilizing medications to treat substance use disorders, including medications for alcohol, opioid, and stimulant use disorders. This program targets prescribers, and other providers who support medication-assisted treatment services for patients. This includes topics such as assessment, induction, treatment, referrals to higher levels of care, and ongoing longer-term care or wrap-around services. The purpose of this program is to build statewide capacity to expand the utilization of medications to treat substance use disorder.
-Describe the evidence base for medications to treat substance use disorders.
-Summarize common myths and misconceptions regarding medications for substance use disorders.
-Explain best clinical practice for initiating medications for opioid, alcohol, stimulant, and nicotine use disorders.
-Compare and contrast psychosocial treatment services used in conjunction with medications for substance use.
-Learn how to implement medication options into one’s clinical workflow for patients experiencing substance use disorders.
-Understand the medical and psychiatric complications associated with substance use.
Join the TxRx (Medications for Substance Use Disorders) ECHO the third Tuesday of each month.
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