Caring for People with Substance Use Disorder in Primary Care - Archived

The course will cover a range of core topics in addiction medicine. These include screening, diagnosis, and treatment of substance use disorder; brief intervention for unhealthy substance use; treating alcohol and opioid use disorder; stigma; harm reduction.

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. Demonstrate increased knowledge and confidence of interdisciplinary team members in diagnosing and providing treatment for opioid use disorder.
  2. Utilize strategies to maximize effective pain management in patients with OUD.
  3. Integrate interdisciplinary pathways for screening, diagnosis, and treatment within the outpatient practice setting

Disclosure Summary of Relevant Financial Relationships

The following planners have reported no relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company:
Sarah Wakeman, MD

The following speakers have reported no relevant financial relationships with an ineligible company:
Sarah Wakeman, MD


Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Milford Regional Physicians Group
Milford, MA
United States

Sarah Wakeman, MD - Course Director
Internal Medicine | Addiction Medicine
Medical Director for Substance Use Disorder at Mass General Brigham
Medical Director for the MGH Substance Use Disorder Initiative
Director of the Program for Substance Use and Addiction Services, MGH Division of General Internal Medicine

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 enduring material 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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