Online Program

Opioid dependence treatment: different settings and outcomes

Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session looks at a variety of clinical settings in which substance abuse and/or co-occurring conditions can be treated. The speakers will focus on the needs and challenges to implementing these programs in ways that positively impact outcomes.
Session Objectives: Describe the importance of workforce education and training supporting medically assisted treatment options Explain the process by which it was determined that patients would be willing to pursue hepatitis C treatment via telemedicine Define factors that affect long-term opioid dependent patient’s capacity to meet the demands of methadone maintenance treatment Describe substance use disorder treatment outcomes among Post-Release Supervised Persons (PSPs) in Los Angeles County

Treating opioid dependence: Workforce attitudes towards implementation of medically assisted treatment into standard drug treatment   
Anthony Estreet, Ph.D., LCSW-C, LCADC, Paul Archibald, Dr.Ph, LCSW-C and M. Taqi Tirmazi, Ph.D., MSW
Utilization of Telemedicine to Treat Hepatitis C at a Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment Program   
Lawrence S. Brown, MD, MPH, FASAM, Andrew Talal, MD, MPH, Marija Zeremski, PhD, Roberto Zavala, MD, Melissa Lin, MS, Anthony Martinez, MD, Rositsa Dimova, PhD, Bryce Smith, PhD, Jon Zibbell, PhD and Steven Kritz, MD
Understanding patient capacity to meet the demands of methadone maintenance treatment from the perspectives of long-term opioid dependent women and men   
Kirsten Marchand, PhD Candidate, Heather Palis, PhD Candidate, Jill Fikowski, MPH Candidate, Scott Harrison, MA, Martin Schechter, MD, PhD and Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Medical Care Section, Chiropractic Health Care, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)