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Previous Clinics (2018)

Review topics we covered in previous Virginia Opioid Addiction ECHO clinics. Visit our Curriculum and Calendar for upcoming clinic topics.

Topic
Date
Resources

Introduction to Opioid Use Disorders
Led by Mishka Terplan, MD

Learning Objectives:
1. Define opioids
2. Review opioid intoxication
3. Understand the opioid epidemic
4. Learn about harms from opioids
5. Know criteria for opioid use disorder (OUD)
6. Understand role of primary care teams in addressing OUD
7. Confront stigma

05/18/18

Harm Reduction of Opioids
Led by Mishka Terplan, MD

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe approaches to reduce harm from Opioids
2. Identify Virginia regulatory requirements for harm reduction

06/01/18

Counseling and Other Support for Treatment of OUDs 
Led by Lori Keyser-Marcus, PhD

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the different evidence-based methods to support recovery from Opioid use disorders
2. Relate how to integrate these methods with medication therapy

06/15/18

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Led by Lori Keyser-Marcus, PhD

Learning Objectives:
1. What is Motivational Interviewing (MI)?
2. How do you meet people where they are?
3. How do you begin to implement MI?

06/29/18

Methods for Identifying Individuals at Risk for Substance Use Disorders in a Primary Care Setting 
Led by Mishka Terplan, MD

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to detect potential substance use issues in primary care patients (e.g., SBIRT).
2. Review other processes such as urine drug screens, pharmacy monitoring programs that help with identifying individuals who are at risk for SUDs.
3. Discuss the role of Opioid Use Agreements/Controlled Substance Agreements in practice.

07/13/18

Pharmacotherapy for OUD
Led by Mishka Terplan, MD

Learning Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast the medications commonly used for treatment of Opioid use disorders including indications, side effects, and regulatory concerns
2. Plan strategies to integrate medication for Opioid use disorders into practice

07/27/18

Fentanyl derivatives: The elephant tranquilizer in the room
Led by Kirk Cumpston, MD

Learning Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast the clinical effects of opioid overdose with fentanyl derivatives to that of heroin.
2. Describe the changes in management of an opioid overdose with fentanyl derivatives.

11/02/18

Chronic Pain and OUDs
Led by Thokozeni Lipato, MD

Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize characteristics of opioid use disorder.
2. Identify major risk factors for opioid overdose among individuals on chronic opioid therapy.

11/16/18

Office Based Opioid Treatment using the DMAS Model
Led by Ke'Shawn Harper, MIS

Learning Objectives:
1. Overview of the DMAS Medicaid OBOT model.
2. DMAS OBOT reimbursement.

11/30/18

Pharmacotherapy for AUD
Led by Megan Lemay, MD

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients who are candidates for pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder.
2. Discuss the benefits, risks and use of medications for alcohol use disorder.

12/07/18