A Review of and Perspectives on Buprenorphine Diversion and Misuse: Implications for Policy and Practice

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A Review of and Perspectives on Buprenorphine Diversion and Misuse: Implications for Policy and Practice

September 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Michelle Lofwall, M.D. | Associate Professor, Departments of Behavioral Science and Psychiatry Center on Drug and Alcohol Research University of Kentucky College of Medicine

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Webinar Description:
This webinar discusses multiple aspects of medication misuse and diversion with a focus on risk factors at the patient, provider and public policy level. It compares rates of diversion and misuse of buprenorphine to other pharmaceutical products such as antibiotics as well as other opioids, describes the role of opioid pharmacology in misuse, and reviews consequences of these behaviors and strategies to mitigate them.

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Date:
September 9, 2014
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.apaeducation.org/

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Presenter
Michelle Lofwall, M.D.
Presenter Details
Associate Professor, Departments of Behavioral Science and Psychiatry Center on Drug and Alcohol Research University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Time Zone
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Webinar Slides Link
<a href="http://www.psychiatry.org/File%20Library/Psychiatrists/Practice/Professional-Topics/Addiction-Psychiatry/PCSMAT/Webinar-Slides-Buprenorphine-Diversion-and-Misuse-Implications-for-Policy-and-Practice.pdf" target="self">http://www.psychiatry.org/File%20Library/Psychiatrists/Practice/Professional-Topics/Addiction-Psychiatry/PCSMAT/Webinar-Slides-Buprenorphine-Diversion-and-Misuse-Implications-for-Policy-and-Practice.pdf</a>