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Webinar Alert: Evidence-Based Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Correctional Settings

HMA is cohosting a webinar with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.

Opioid use disorder is a chronic brain disease with effective, evidence-based treatments, and is a condition protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Prisons and jails are expected, by national health care and justice organizations and by communities, to treat incarcerated persons with OUD in accordance with evidence-based practices. This webinar reviews the most current evidence-based care for opioid withdrawal and OUD treatment and provides clinicians with strategies to move correctional health practices into compliance with national and community standards.

Monday, June 22
8 am PST  | 9 am MST  | 10 am CST   | 11 am EST
Registration: $59 | 1.5 CE credit (ACCME, ANCC, APA,CCHP)

A presentation of NCCHC Resources, Inc.

Register Here

Learning Objectives
  1. Discuss contemporary understanding of opioid use disorder as a chronic medical condition that can be effectively treated
  2. Describe the “medication-first” approach and its application in correctional settings
  3. Articulate strategies to build evidence-based care for OUD into prison and jail practices with consideration for the unique features of these settings

Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, FASAM, CCHP, Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P, Board-certified physician and managing director of NCCHC Resources, Inc.
Shannon Robinson, MD, Principal with Health Management Associates and addiction-trained psychiatrist
Donna Strugar-Fritsch, BSN, MPA, CCHP, Principal with Health Management Associates
Carolyn Sufrin, PhD, MD, Medical anthropologist and obstetrician-gynecologist, and assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics at Johns Hopkins University

Continuing education credit (1.5 hours) available for:
Nurses: The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  NCCHC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours.
Physicians: The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NCCHC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1.5 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. NCCHC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This educational activity has been approved for up to 1.5 hours of credit.
CCHPs: Certified Correctional Health Professionals may earn up to 1.5 contact hours of Category I continuing education for recertification.