Joshua D. Lee, MD, MSc - Caring for the Patient With Opioid Use Disorder in an Outpatient Setting: Overcoming the Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment


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Go online to to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in addiction medicine discusses opioid use disorder in the outpatient setting and overcoming the various barriers to patients receiving medication. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Identify barriers to the implementation of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for patients with opioid use disorder (OUD), Discuss the efficacy of treatment programs that include MAT for the management of OUD, Employ strategies to effectively and safely integrate MAT into the management of patients with OUD, to reduce opioid misuse and improve treatment retention, particularly in the outpatient setting

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