Addiction Medicine ECHO
Project ECHO and the ANTHC Behavioral Health partnered to develop a virtual learning network focused on improving delivery of addiction medicine and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
What is it about?
This partnership aims to:
- Enhance best practices relevant to rural Alaska needs
- Troubleshoot and overcome barriers
- Offer support and resources to empower providers
- Inform providers on the latest policies and practices
Who should attend?
Health care providers who want to learn more about addiction medicine, providers interested in starting a MAT program, and current practitioners of addiction medicine looking to support a community of practice. CEs will be available for session attendance.
The program launches Jan. 28 and will run every second and 4th Thursday of each month. via Zoom throughout 2021.
Addiction Medicine ECHO 2021 Session Schedule:
|Meeting Date||Addiction Medicine Topic|
|Stigma and MAT|
|25 February||Alaska Native Culture: Healing Through Indigenous Practices|
|11 March||Harm Reduction|
|25 March||Overview and Evidence Base for MAT|
|8 April||Special Considerations for Buprenorphine|
|22 April||Alternatives and Adjuncts to MAT|
|13 May||Prescribing: Dose Finding, Compassionate Tapering and More|
|27 May||When a Higher Level of Care is Needed|
|10 June||Treating Polysubstance Use|
|24 June||MAT for Alcohol Use Disorder|
|8 July||Stimulants and Opioids|
|22 July||Benzodiazepines and Opioids|
|12 August||Common Co-Occurring Psychiatric Conditions|
|26 August||Trauma Informed Care: How to Implement into your Practice|
|9 September||Treating ADHD and OUD at the same time|
|23 September||Integrated Care: Role of Case Management, Peer Support and Behavioral Health|
|14 October||Psychiatric Medication and MAT|
|28 October||Common Co-Occurring Physical Conditions|
|11 November||Chronic Pain and Non-Opioid Pain Management|
|25 November||Hepatitis, HIV and Substance Use|
|9 December||Pregnancy and MAT|
|23 December||Treatment Approaches and High Success Rate Programs|
|13 January||Motivational Interviewing|
|27 January||Contingency Management and CRAFT|
Past session recordings:
- January 28, 2021 Addiction Medicine ECHO, didactic recording
- Stigma and MAT, didactic recording
- Stigma and MAT, PDF