SUNY Buffalo sponsors free buprenorphine treatment workshop in Batavia
From SUNY Buffalo:
Buprenorphine Waiver Eligibility Training for Clinical Providers
The University at Buffalo’s Clinical Research Institute and the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) are sponsoring a free buprenorphine treatment implementation workshop for clinical health care providers.
It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at GCASA in Batavia.
This implementation workshop is intended to assist physicians (MDs, DOs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) who are currently prescribing, or are interested in prescribing buprenorphine, in their practice.
The workshop will offer a brief didactic component, followed an opportunity to ask questions of a current buprenorphine provider. Topics will include:
Assessment and Diagnosis
Concurrent drug use
Risk assessment/Failing patients
Taper vs. ongoing maintenance
Dr. Paul Updike
Director of Addiction Medicine and Recovery Services, Catholic Health System
Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Inc., 430 E. Main St., Batavia
Online registration for the workshop: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZBQF7P9
Questions: Please contact Dr. Christopher Barrick (716-829-3280)