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Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Office Hours

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) – also known as Medication Assisted Treatment, or MAT –  involves a combination of a medications that targets the brain and psychosocial interventions (e.g., counseling, skills development) aimed at improving treatment outcomes.

To supplement additional jointly accredited continuing education opportunities provided by ECHO Idaho - including our triannual X-Waiver Trainings and our ongoing Counseling Techniques for Substance Use DisordersOpioids, Pain and Substance Use Disorders and Viral Hepatitis and Liver Care series - ECHO Idaho offers this “office hours” series, designed to connect healthcare professionals treating patients with opioid- and substance-use disorders with experts to receive quality feedback, suggestions and support in real time.

Questions related to buprenorphine, methadone, prescribing medications for opioid use disorder and psychosocial aspects are all welcome.

Didactic- and case-presentations are not featured in office hours sessions, and CE/CME credit is not available.

When

Virtual office hours are held every Thursday beginning Feb. 10, 2022 until Sep. 29, 2022.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific time / 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Mountain time

ECHO Idaho’s full series schedule is available here.

Audience

The target audience is primary care providers (MD, DO, PA, NP, RN, etc.) who are seeing and treating patients with opioid- or substance-use disorders, but all physicians, clinicians and behavioral health specialists are welcome.

Cost

Participation in ECHO Idaho is free for clinicians and organizations.

Register

Pre-registration is not required to attend Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Office Hours. Drop-in as your schedule allows.

  • Dates: Thursdays, Feb. 10 – Sept. 29, 2022
  • Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific time / 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Mountain time
  • Zoom Link
  • Zoom Call: 646-558-8656
  • Meeting ID: 989 5790 4651

For help connecting: Please call 208-364-4569 or email echoidaho@uidaho.edu

Benefits

  • Professional Development: Gain new skills and competencies for managing patients.
  • Creating Community: Clinician teams can increase professional satisfaction and decrease isolation, thus creating a sense of community.
  • Increased Patient Satisfaction: Patients can continue to work with their trusted clinician instead of traveling long distances to be seen by a specialist.
  • Improved Quality of Care: Healthcare professionals who participate in ECHO increase their knowledge and self-efficacy.

ECHO Idaho is led by the University of Idaho and the WWAMI Medical Education Program.

Contact Project ECHO

Physical Address:

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street, Ste. 222
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4698

Fax: 208-364-3178

Email: echoidaho@uidaho.edu