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Treatment of Multiple Substance Use (TIP 43, Chapter 11): Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment (TIP 43)

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Treatment of Multiple Substance Use (TIP 43, Chapter 11): Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs discusses problems associated with patients’ continued abuse of other substances, which is likely to affect patients’ participation in MAT, proper use of medication, and mental and physical health. A number of interventions can address the continued abuse of other substances, including increased drug testing and the use of disulfiram, contingency management, dose adjustments, and counseling.

Course materials are from Chapter 11. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from:

Course materials are from Chapter 11, found on pages 179 to 188 of pdf document (pages 200 to 209 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

This course is based on the reading-based online, Treatment of Multiple Substance Use (TIP 43, Chapter 11): Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment (TIP 43) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2011.



Publication Date:

Revised 2011

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, and mental health workers who seek knowledge about treatment of multiple substance use in opioid treatment programs. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the treatment and prevalence of multiple substance use as well as the common drug combinations used by patients in medicated-assisted treatment for opioid addiction in opioid treatment programs (MAT).

  2. Describe the effects of substance use and management of multiple substance use in MAT.

  3. Explain how to perform detoxification and short-term stabilization for patients in MAT.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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2 credit hours

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2 credit hours

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0.75 credit hours

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Exam questions start on Chapter 11.

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Course Retired
Course Number 102049
  • 2 credit hours
  • NBCC: 0.75 credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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277 members have taken this course