Opioid Rapid Response and Pain Management ECHO Program
Offered in Partnership with the Maine SUD Learning Community
The Opioid Rapid Response and Pain Management ECHO is a program designed to provide clinicians with training on pain management, opioid prescribing risks, and overdose prevention.
This 7-week, case-based curriculum aims to train clinicians in primary care pain management strategies, including non-opioid and non-pharmacologic treatment options, substance use screening, risk reduction counseling, and tapering strategies for opioids and benzodiazepines.
In partnership with the Maine Office of Behavioral Health this program is led by University of New Mexico faculty and consultants specializing in pain, and addiction medicine.
Curriculum: (Date and Topic) You can attend individual sessions, although attendance at all sessions is preferred. CMEs are provided.
November 29, 2022 – ECHO Orientation and Epidemics of Chronic Pain, Substance Use Disorder, and Mental Health in the U.S.
December 6, 2022 – How To Taper Opioids
December 13, 2022 – How to Taper Benzodiazepines
January 3, 2023 – Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, and Patient-Centered Communication
January 10, 2023 – Safe[R] Opioid Prescribing
January 17, 2023 – Non-Opioid Pharmacotherapy for Chronic Pain
January 24, 2023 – Methadone and Buprenorphine for Chronic Pain
Snehal Bhatt, MD
Radhika Grandhe, MD
Vanessa Jacobsohn, MD
Joanna Katzman, MD
Brandon Warrick, MD
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