Erik Steele, D.O. is a family physician practicing family medicine primary at the nonprofit primary care and insurance company Martins Point Health Care. He is also the immediate past president of the Maine Medical Association. He has practiced primary care for more than 30 years, and emergency medicine in rural Maine hospitals for more than […]
February 15, 2024 | Randy Morrison, MPH, MPPM
Join ME SUD Learning Community’s Project ECHO; Ambulatory Alcohols Withdrawal Management and Treatment entitled “Engagement/ Motivational Interviewing for Decreasing EtOH Use” presented by David Lawrence, MD, FASAM on January 5, 2024.
A Losing Hand: Gambling Among Patients with OUD | February 2, 2024 | Rick Berman, LPC, CGACII As Maine has moved to legalize sports gambling, there is a need for treatment providers to become more aware of problem gambling in their clients and its negative effects on OUD treatment success. Rick Berman, LPC, CGACII, a
Low Barrier Models of Care for Substance Use Disorders | January 22, 2024 | Robert Baillieu MD, MPH, FAAFP Robert Baillieu MD, MPH, FAAFP will discuss the principles and components of low barrier care, and how low barrier care may be leveraged to overcome substantial gaps in access, while also engaging individuals in treatment. Objectives
Speaker: Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS, MPH This session will focus on reviewing bipolar disorder in pregnant and postpartum patients. We will examine the benefits and risks associated with specific mood stabilizers, as well as the potential risks of withholding therapy on the dyad. Additionally, we will delve into the CANMAT bipolar disorder guidelines and
Speakers: Alane O’Connor, DNP, Robert Carlson, MD, and Scoott Lowell, MHA, MLS (ASCP) This webinar will provide an overview of the guidance released by the Maine Opioid Response Clinical Advisory Committee to hospital leadership, substance use treatment providers, and pharmacy communities regarding recommendations for adding fentanyl testing to routine hospital toxicology testing. From the guidance
Alcohol Use Disorder and Withdrawal Management | December 15, 2023 | Brain Fuehrlein, MD, PhD This one-hour training will commence with a basic overview of alcohol use. We will then shift our focus to triaging patients based on risk factor stratification and introduce some fundamental approaches for ambulatory detox management. We will conclude with a