Telehealth for Substance Use Disorders and Considerations for Rural Regions

Sponsor: Center on Rural Addiction University of Vermont

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Please join us on Wednesday, August 4th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a UVM CORA Community Rounds Workshop series session, “Telehealth for Substance Use Disorders and Considerations for Rural Regions,” with Allison Lin, MD MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Addiction Center, Ann Arbor, MI. This presentation will focus on optimizing patient and clinician experiences with different telehealth platforms, practical guidelines for providing substance use treatment virtually in rural communities, and regulatory considerations. ​

Learning objectives:​
1) Discuss evidence and methods on telehealth for SUD care​
2) Describe how treatment has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic​
3) Identify regulatory and prescribing considerations for telehealth in rural communities​
4) Identify methods/alternatives to monitoring for substance use from remote rural patients​
5) Consider challenges and opportunities for SUD telehealth services in rural regions with a focus on practical challenges to address (stigma, technology, etc)​

Event Details

August 4, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm