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Arizona Opioid Prescriber Education: Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder is a Course

Arizona Opioid Prescriber Education: Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

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Anytime

Duration:

0.5 Hours

Location:

Online

Price:

Free



What you'll learn:

This module will review the current guidelines for Medication Assisted Treatment, (MAT) and will review common misconceptions of Medication Assisted Treatment and the referral process for Medication Assisted Treatment. Additional resources for prescribing providers will also be provided for guidance and reference.


Learning Objectives for AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢ and AOA Category 1-B Credit:

  1. Identify and diagnose opioid use disorders
  2. Differentiate and integrate appropriate use of Medication Assisted Treatment

Learning Objectives for ACPE continuing pharmacy education credit:

  1. Describe opioid use disorders
  2. Describe Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  3. Recognize myths and misconceptions relating to MAT
  4. Identify best practices for MAT assessment for patients with substance use disorders

What you'll do:

Upon completion of each module, participants must complete the end-of-module assessment with 80% accuracy or greater. A digital continuing education certificate will be issued to the participant after successful completion


Who this course is for:

The program is intended for healthcare professionals who prescribe and/or dispense opioids


What you'll receive:

A digital continuing education certificate will be issued to the participant after successful completion.

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Meet the instructor:


Holly Geyer, MD

Hospitalist, NP, Division of Hospital Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic Arizona

Holly Geyer, MD is a hospital Internal Medicine practitioner with additional specialty licensure in Addiction Medicine. Her clinical focus includes management of complex illnesses in hospitalized patients, safe opioid prescribing at an institutional and state level with emphasis on government interface and policymaking as well as addiction screening, evaluation and treatment in hospitalized patients with concern for Substance Use Disorder. Dr. Geyer also specializes in quality of life assessment and optimization of non-pharmacological interventions for cancer and palliative care disease burden with a particular focus on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) as well as supervising AZ Division of Hospital Internal Medicine research and quality improvement projects to ensure high quality patient care, enhance treatment protocols and streamline institutional processes. In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Geyer is active in research, patient advocacy and healthcare policy at an enterprise and state level. She is well published in high-impact scientific journals and book chapters, and maintains an active international lecture schedule. She additionally serves as a Physician Director of the Mayo Clinic Physician Assistant Fellowship program.



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