The purpose of this webinar is to enable participants to increase the awareness surrounding the importance of treating Opioid Use in an office setting.
Upon completion, participants will:
Examine provider uneasiness in caring for patients with opiate use disorder
Discuss strategies for helping patients with opiate use disorder
Demonstrate treatment of patients with opiate use disorder
Michael Fingerhood, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Division Director, Center for Chemical Dependence
Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Michael Fingerhood is an associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include addiction medicine and internal medicine.He earned his M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He completed his residency at Johns Hopkins.Dr. Fingerhood's research interests include addictions and HIV.He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of HIV Medicine and the American College of Physicians.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)