Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction
About This Course
Opioid addiction is a significant public health concern. Its effects on individuals, as well as populations, are costly and burdensome. This course is targeted to a broad healthcare audience, including individuals with either basic or more advanced levels of medication-assisted treatment experience. By clearly defining the scope of the problem and giving the definitions of opiates and the processes involved in opiate addiction, this training discusses the principles of effective medication-assisted addiction treatment, with special emphasis on assessing the opioid-addicted individual who seeks care.