Alternative Ways to Care for Patients on Chronic Opioids

January 30, 2024

Dr. Evan Gale, MGH Physician, will review best practices for prescribing Buprenorphine as an alternative for patients on chronic opioids. This training will discuss target patient populations who would benefit from tapering off chronic opioids and onto Buprenorphine. This training will focus on micro dosing Buprenorphine as a technique to help patients transition from continuing their chronic opioid use.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for NPs, MDs, DOs within Milford Regional Physicians Group.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the process and best practice for providers to taper patients from chronic opioids to Buprenorphine.

  2. Describe pathways to ensure the least impact on patient withdrawal from tapering from opioids to an alternative medication.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/30/2024 - 12:00pm EST
Event ends: 
01/30/2024 - 1:00pm EST
Milford Regional Physicians Group
Milford, MA
United States

Evan Gale, MD - Course Director
Addiction Medicine,
Massachusetts General Hospital

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation


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