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Management of Opioid Use Disorder TeleECHO

Join a Virtual Learning Network

Many communities in North Dakota do not have access to opioid use disorder (OUD) services that could benefit them. Access to OUD management improves the quality of life for patients and residents across North Dakota.

Goals

The goal of this TeleECHO™ is to is to develop a broad and flexible continuum of care delivery specifically to treat OUD in rural and underserved communities throughout North Dakota. The focus of the program is to build and strengthen capacity of best practice care among primary care and other providers supporting patients with this condition.

Objectives

Learn about best practices and evidence-based care for patients with complex medical conditions through didactic and case presentations. Participants will be able to:

  • Formulate and implement acceptable treatment modalities according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Acquire new skills, competencies, and best practices in OUD care
  • Present your de-identified cases for collaborative discussion and guidance

Management of OUD TeleECHO Offers

  • Free continuing education credits for healthcare professionals
  • Collaboration, support, and ongoing learning with subject-matter experts and healthcare staff
  • New ways to support patients in their home community

Resources

  • North Dakota Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
    The intent of the program is to protect the public from drug diversion and misuse through encouraging cooperation and coordination among state, local and federal agencies.
    Type: Website
  • Opioid Risk Tool
    A brief, self-report screening tool designed for use with adult patients in primary care settings to assess risk for opioid abuse among individuals prescribed opioids for treatment of chronic pain.
    Type: Tool
  • SAMHSA’s MATx Publications
    MATx empowers health care practitioners to provide effective, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder.
    Type: Website