Treatment Options for Opioid Dependence: A Role for Agonists vs. Antagonists

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Treatment Options for Opioid Dependence: A Role for Agonists vs. Antagonists

January 13, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Maria A. Sullivan, MD, PhD | Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center Division on Substance Abuse, Columbia University/ New York State Psychiatric Institute

*Rescheduled from Tuesday November 18, 2014*

Webinar Description: 
This webinar will:

  • Review the epidemiologic trends in opioid abuse in the U.S., including associated morbidity and mortality;
  • Describe prescribing trends for prescription opioids in the past two decades, along with the consequences for opioid misuse;
  • Consider the advantages and limitations of the three primary treatment options for opioid use disorder: residential and drug-free approaches, agonist maintenance, and antagonist maintenance;
  • Discuss the three FDA-approved medication treatments for opioid use disorder;
  • Examine the reasons for the “treatment gap” that currently exists with respect to opioid use disorder;
  • Consider the relative advantages of methadone vs. buprenorphine/naloxone as a choice for agonist maintenance;
  • Outline strategies for detoxification and induction onto injection naltrexone;
  • Review recent findings for treatment retention with antagonist maintenance; and
  • Consider issues of psychiatric co-morbidity or chronic pain, and how these conditions can be addressed in the context of treatment of opioid use disorder.

Accreditation and Designation:
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The APA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 (one) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

System Requirements:
PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server Mac®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10

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Details

Date:
January 13, 2015
Time:
12:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Presenter
Maria A. Sullivan, MD, PhD
Presenter Details
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center Division on Substance Abuse, Columbia University/ New York State Psychiatric Institute
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-Treatment-Options-for-Opioid-Use-Disorder-A-Role-for-Agonists-Antagonists.pdf" target="self">http://www.psychiatry.org/File%20Library/Psychiatrists/Practice/Professional-Topics/Addiction-Psychiatry/PCSMAT/Webinar-Slides-Treatment-Options-for-Opioid-Use-Disorder-A-Role-for-Agonists-Antagonists.pdf</a>
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