New Strategies to Initiate Buprenorphine Therapy: Microdosing and Macrodosing

This session will review the initiation of buprenorphine for OUD using the microdosing and macrodosing approaches. We will review why these emerging approaches are preferable to traditional approaches, the supporting evidence, and the practical pearls for implementation.

Learning Objectives:

Describe microdosing and macrodosing approaches to buprenorphine initiation

Recall the evidence supporting each of these approaches

Discuss practical pearls regarding these approaches when applied to patient care

Audience

Prescribing clinicians

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Contact Hours

1 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals.

1 Category I contact hour for psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

1 contact hour CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

1 contact hour pending for alcohol and drug counselors from the board of alcohol and drug counselors.

Speaker

  • Stephanie Nichols
    Stephanie Nichols
    PharmD, BCPP, MPH

    Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP is an Associate Professor in the University of New England College of Pharmacy, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Tufts University School of Medicine, and a Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Pharmacist at Maine Medical Center in Portland. She graduated from the University at Buffalo with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completed an Inpatient Pharmacy Practice Residency at Maine Medical Center. Dr. Nichols is dual board certified as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and a Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) and is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (FCCP).

Date

Jun 14 2022
Expired!

Time

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

Webinar

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Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine
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Email
ccsme@ccsme.org
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https://ccsme.org/