*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dentists, Pharmacists and other Healthcare providers.
This course outlines the basics of substance use disorders/addiction, opioid use disorder specifically, discusses various models of treating substance use disorders (biomedical, psychological, and biopsychosocial) and addresses stigma and biases related to substance use, as well as an overview of some harm reduction strategies. In addition, the course provides information on some aspects of the nuts and bolts of what it takes to provide opioid use disorder treatment through an integrated care team approach. This course is designed for providers, clinical staff, behavioral health clinicians, pharmacists, or any staff interested in learning more about use disorders.
The aim of this program is to address gaps in team-based care for substance use disorder treatment. Learners need to better understand what a substance use disorder is, the stigma and biases faced by a person with a use disorder, and the most evidence-based ways to treat a use disorder in a team setting.
1800 E. Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28152
* Dinner will be served at 5:30 and catered by Dressing on the Side
Blake Fagan, MD
Chair of Family Medicine in the Mountain Area Healthcare Education Center (MAHEC)
This program is offered FREE OF CHARGE to all participants who register through this South Piedmont AHEC website with appreciations to the Grant provided by the Cleveland County Health Department and Cleveland County.
Jointly sponsored by Atrium Health and Cleveland County Health Department & Cleveland County.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Atrium Health and Cleveland County Health Department. Atrium Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Atrium Health designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
ANCC and the North Carolina Board of Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from the organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Nurses: This educational activity with 1.5 hours can be applied towards continuing competence plan for maintaining current licensure with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
In accordance with the Standards for for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education established by the ACCME, faculty, abstract reviewers, paper presenters/authors, planning committee members, staff and any others involved in planning the educational content must disclose any relationship they or their co-authors have with ineligible companies which may be related to their content.
Registering for and attending a South Piedmont AHEC program authorizes South Piedmont AHEC to take audio, video, and/or still images to be used for promotional and educational purposes. By registering for the program, you authorize South Piedmont AHEC to release your name, city and state to the Cleveland County Health Department. If you have concerns, please speak with a South Piedmont AHEC team member.