A free clinical training hosted by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board is being held December 12-13 in Portland OR and includes a DATA Waiver training. A free clinical training is being offered for I/T/U facilities to effectively integrate SUD treatment at the primary care level – with a follow-up ECHO collaborative to continue learning, knowledge sharing and support as you start treating.
Substance Use Disorders (SUD), including opioid use disorder, have a disproportionate impact on Indian Country, and can be treated at the primary care level. Current Federal and Indian Health Service policies have supported use of Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) as one method of medical intervention for patients with substance use disorders.
The training will be led by Dr. Jessica Gregg, Associate Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University.
Who should attend: Physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, behavioral health specialists, nurses, chemical dependency counselors, peer support specialists, medical assistants, or others interested in learning new skills effectively integrate SUD treatment at I/T/U facilities are invited to attend.