Full course description

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $6 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.

This is the first session in a three-part webcast series entitled Medication Assisted Treatment in Context. This session originated on July 15, 2016 at the Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center in Mt. Pleasant, MI.

This session will provide an introduction to the different MAT options, including a look at the advantages and disadvantages of MAT and the evidence-base supporting this treatment approach.

Audience

This session is intended for public health and health care professionals such as physicians, nurses, behavioral health staff, and others, especially those serving tribal communities in Michigan.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe MAT as an evidence-based treatment option for substance use disorders (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.6.1, 1.6.2)
  • List the advantages and disadvantages of MAT (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.6.1, 1.6.2)
  • Identify the difference between methadone, buprenorphine, naloxone, and naltrexone (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.6.1, 1.6.2)
Continuing Education Credit

1.5 Nursing Contact Hours

1.5 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing contact hours for this activity will expire on December 31, 2018.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Sponsors

These activities are provided by the Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. The Michigan PHTC is a part of the Region V Great Lakes Public Health Training Collaborative and the Public Health Learning Network. This training is co-provided by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court, Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Behavioral Health, McLaren Central Michigan, and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute.

This project is supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $884,366) and is supported ~80% with non-governmental funds. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.