Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the Primary Care Setting

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Ako Jacintho, MD, FASAM, Medical Director of Behavioral Health Services, San Francisco County and Director of Addiction Medicine, HealthRight360

What will you learn?

This webinar will present strategies for recognizing and discussing substance use disorder treatment with patients in family planning and primary care settings. An overview of the provider's role in assessing and treating substance use disorders, and the process for prescribing Medication Assisted Treatment will be shared. Substance use disorder treatment modalities will also be reviewed.

After this live webinar participants will be able to:

  • Identify the strategies family planning and primary care providers can utilize to recognize and discuss substance use disorders
  • State the role of a family planning or primary care provider in substance use disorder treatment
  • Discuss the process for prescribing Medication Assisted Treatment in a primary care setting

Who should attend?

  • Clinicians
  • Nurses
  • Clinic + Health Center Managers
  • Health Educators
  • Medical Assistants

Continuing Education

Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP12241, for 1.2 contact hours.

Health Educators (CHES®/MCHES®):
Essential Access Health, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#98021.

Certified in Public Health (CPH):
This event was sponsored by Essential Access Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners for 1.0 credit.

CME logoEssential Access Health is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Essential Access Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Event Dates

Event Location

Live Webinar,
United States

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