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Opioid Addiction and Treatment Schedule

All sessions are held from 12:15-1:15 p.m. MT. Participants who attend all sessions in a module and present a patient case will receive a certificate of completion. Download schedule in PDF format.

Module 1: Life Span

Date Proposed Topic
1/10/19 Diversion
1/24/19 Opiates and Chronic Pain: Pediatric Considerations
2/14/19 Adolescents and Addiction

Module 2: SUD, Pain, Psychiatry

Date Proposed Topic
2/28/19 Idaho Trends and Resources/State of 'use' in Idaho
3/14/19 Opiate Use Disorder: What to Know, What to Do
3/28/19 How to Counsel Chronic Pain Patients Struggling with Opiates
4/11/19 OUD and Depression/Suicidality

Module 3: Challenges in Opioid Management

Date Proposed Topic
4/25/19 What's MAT got to do with it? Common Myths and Misconceptions
5/9/19 Setting up a Suboxone Clinic: Tips from the Field
5/23/19 Harm Reduction
6/13/19 Motivating the Unmotivated Patient: Motivational Interviewing
6/27/19 Short Term Opioids: How to Educate Patients
7/11/19 Patients on Very High Doses of Opioids
7/25/19 Pain Control in Geriatrics

Module 4: Pharmacology

Date Proposed Topic
8/8/19 Methadone
8/22/19 Non Opiate Drugs for Treating Pain
9/12/19 Drug Interactions with Pain Meds
9/26/19 Safe Opiate Prescribing: Med Calculation
10/10/19 When to Use Long Acting Opioids

Module 5: Non-Pharmaceutical Treatments for Pain

Date Proposed Topic
10/24/19 Pain Control in Geriatrics 
11/14/19 Outbreaks of Hepatitis A and Vaping-Related Lung Injuries: Implications for Care Providers 
11/28/19 No ECHO (Holiday)
12/12/19 Sleep Biology:  Effects of Opioids and Other Sedating Medications 
12/26/19 No ECHO (Holiday)

Contact Project ECHO

Phone: 208-364-4698

Fax: 208-364-4698