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WISE PRESCRIBING AND DEPRESCRIBING: OPIOID SKILLS FOR THE FRONTLINE CLINICIAN

  • teaches frontline clinicians to:
    • identify whether opioid tapering is an appropriate plan for a given patient
    • plan a tapering discussion that is evidence-based and responsive to the patient’s readiness for change
    • execute an opioid taper with a motivated patient
    • troubleshoot challenges that occur during an opioid taper
  • self-paced CME accredited online modules (free of charge)
  • Mainpro+ three-credit-per-hour, paired workshops (registration fee)

ALBERTA ADDICTION EDUCATION SESSIONS

ALBERTA OPIOID DEPENDENCY TREATMENT VIRTUAL TRAINING PROGRAM

PEER CPD ROADSHOWS

  • provides up to nine hours of education tailored to your community’s specific needs
  • opioid use disorder topic available
  • CME accredited
  • contact cpd@acfp.ca

PRACTICE BASED SMALL GROUP LEARNING PROGRAM

  • small groups of 4-10 primary care providers meet to discuss their own personal practice gaps in light of the best current evidence
  • trained peer facilitators, educational modules, and practice-based reflection tools promote discussions that result in direct practice change
  • CME accredited modules
  • opioid use disorder module available
  • annual registration fee

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES CONCURRENT DISORDERS LEARNING SERIES

  • pre-recorded opioid dependency training sessions
  • includes webinars from the Alberta Addiction Education Sessions
  • CME credits may be available

CAMH – OPIOID DEPENDENCE TREATMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

  • developed to prepare physicians, pharmacists, nurses and counsellors to provide a comprehensive range of services for people with opioid use disorder
  • consists of the Opioid Dependence Treatment Core Course (ODT) and elective courses
  • CME accredited
  • registration fee