Mental Health & HIV Webinar Series

Sponsor: AETC AIDS Education & Training Center Program Part 1: Addressing Depression in People with HIV Description Join Dr. Cournos for the start of our series on providing mental health care to people with HIV in primary care settings. Learn about the importance of addressing depression in this population and how to do so effectively using evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating depressive illnesses. We’ll also discuss how to differentiate major depression from bipolar disorders… Read more »

Strategies and Lessons Learned from Data Utilization to Improve Patient Care

Sponsor: AETC AIDS Education & Training Center Program Description Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) has a large patient population of PWH, PWID, and people with substance use disorders. BHCHP uses Azara/DRVS to enhance HCV & HIV screening and collect important data used to continually improve patient care. This webinar will highlight how Azara/DRVS can be used for UDS quality metrics, quality improvement projects, and provide strategies to use the data to improve… Read more »

New PrEP Guidelines Sponsor: AETC AIDS Education & Training Center Program In this webinar, Dr. Kevin Ard will provide updated guidance related to PrEP, informed by new PrEP guidelines and the FDA approval of injectable PrEP. This session will have 1.0 credit available through the AAFP. To register click here

More Than Health Care: SSPs in Public Health: Mobile Innovations to Reach Rural Communities

Sponsor: AETC AIDS Education & Training Center Program Description Join us for the 7th part in NEAETC’s series focusing on the intersection of treating substance use, HIV, and hepatitis C. In this webinar, speakers will review existing data and public health challenges in HIV/HCV prevention and SSP access in rural areas and review innovative models for bringing services to most at risk communities. They will explain the importance of community organizations with prevention and treatment… Read more »

The Intersection of DEA, Opioids, and MAT

Sponsor: NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) Live Wednesday, April 27, 2022 @ 3:00 -4:00 PM ET Description As a result of the opioid crisis, more and more primary care providers are being asked to treat those suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD) through the use of medication assisted treatment (MAT). This course will cover the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) authority and role relative to MAT along with SAMHSA requirements and resources, patient… Read more »

National Rural Substance Use Disorder Health Equity and Stigma Summit

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Technical Assistance Registration is open.  The event will focus on the challenges that are brought on by substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) and equip rural providers, community-based organizations, and other recovery champions with actionable strategies and information on how to successfully address barriers to those seeking SUD/OUD care. This event is supported by the University of Rochester RCOE, one of three FORHP-funded RCORP-Rural Centers… Read more »

Advancing Access to Care for Addicted and Unhoused Populations Webinar

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Technical Assistance This workshop is an interactive discussion identifying innovative modalities to advance care for the addicted and unhoused populations through engagement implementation of recovery support strategies. Learning objectives Participants will understand the specialty role of Peers for engagement Learn the techniques and value of warm hand offs for those who don’t have secure residence Understanding the Myths & Culture of addiction for those without secure residence Presenter:… Read more »

Closing Pandora’s Box: Applying Opioid Stewardship to Promote Safe Storage, Handling, and Disposal Practices

Sponsor: Providers Clinical Support System Presenters:  Elizabeth Skoy, PharmD, RPh, School of Pharmacy, North Dakota State University Tanya Uritsky, PharmD, CPE, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Target audience: administrative staff, dentists, family and patients, interprofessional teams, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physician assistants, physicians, social workers, students and educators Webinar description: This session aims to improve participants’ ability to work as part of an interprofessional healthcare team in driving an effective opioid stewardship program that promotes the… Read more »

National Rural Substance Use Disorder Health Equity and Stigma Summit Sponsor: Center on Rural Addiction University of Vermont The University of Rochester Recovery Center of Excellence will hold a Rural Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Health Equity and Stigma Summit in May 2022 to discuss stigma associated with SUD and examine the many challenges created by stigma that impede efforts to combat the opioid crisis. Focus will be on rural communities where limited resources, fewer providers and… Read more »

Alcohol Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting: Best Practices for Rural Communities

Sponsor: Center on Rural Addiction University of Vermont Presenters:Tina Christine Chasek, PhDJohn Brooklyn, MDDenise O’Connel, MSW Mary Lindsey Smith, PhD, MSW This Community Rounds panel presentation will focus on treating alcohol use disorder (AUD) in rural primary care settings. Our panel will address the extent of rural alcohol use, specific rural barriers to treatment, clinical management of alcohol use disorders, and best practices for treatment program design. Learning Objectives: Understand the importance of screening in novel… Read more »