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Medication-Assisted Treatment

Course Overview

In this course you will learn the role that Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) plays in the treatment of Opioid Use Disorders and understanding MAT as a part of comprehensive medication-assisted recovery.

The course provides a fundamental understanding of MAT, the types of medication used in treatment, the myths associated with its use, and how MAT is a critical tool in effective evidence-based treatment for persons with Opioid Use Disorder.

What You Will Learn

Course Outline

  1. Overview of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
    a. What is Medication-Assisted Treatment
    b. Types of Medication Used in MAT
    c. Why MAT is Critical for Some Individuals
    d. Overview of Harm Reduction Strategy
    e. Overview of the Chronic Disease Model vs Acute Disease Model
    f. Proven Outcomes of MAT 
  2. Myths and Misunderstandings about Medication-Assisted Treatment
    a. Attitudes Towards MAT
    b. Discussion of MAT as taking Addictive Substances
    c. MAT vs Abstinence
    d. Are We Substituting One Problem for Another
    e. MAT and it’s Relationship to Stigma
    f. Is Medication Alone Enough in Recovery
  3. Types of Medication-Assisted Treatment
    a. Methadone
    b. Buprenorphine
    c. Naltrexone
  4. MAT and Continuum of Care for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
    a. Principles of Effective Treatment
  5. Summary and Resources

Online CE Course

Online, self-paced continuing education.

3.0 CE Credits

Clinician and layperson accreditation through Purdue University, College of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education.

Fees

Individual Course: $45

Prerequisites

None

On-Site & Live Online Training

On-site and live online training, available for groups of five or more.

Fill out the form below, email us, or call 844.554.3354 for more information and a custom quote.

Trainer Course

Get certified to deliver course within your community.

Prerequisites

Fees: $270/person

Annual Program License: $400/per group

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