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TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder, Partnering Addiction Treatment Counselors with Clients and Healthcare Professionals

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About the Course:

TIP 63 provides a clinical overview of three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) as well as addresses other strategies useful in the management of this condition. It is divided into 5 parts. The first provides a general overview to the medications used in treating OUD. Part 2 addresses OUD in medical care settings, while Part 3 focuses on more detailed information regarding medication management of OUD. Part 4 is for healthcare and addiction treatment professionals, and focuses on facilitating an interdisciplinary team approach to helping patients diagnosed with OUD. Finally, Part 5 provides resources related to OUD medications. This course is part 3 of a 3 part series.

This course is based on the article, (TIP) 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder created by SAMHSA in 2020.

Publication Date:

2020

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about medications for opiod use disorder. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe key terms related to Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

  2. Discuss clinical considerations important to the assessment and treatment of OUD.

  3. Discuss the neurochemistry and biology of OUD and the medications used to treat it.

  4. Describe methods that mental healthcare professionals can facilitate treatment and recovery efforts for clients diagnosed with OUD.

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

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