Expanding Access to Medication Assisted Treatment Utilizing Nurse Care Managers

The second in a series of 12 monthly webinars designed to support the implementation of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in primary care. This webinar will review the role nurses can play in building a team based model, assisting waivered primary care physicians provide high quality care, supporting the complex needs of patients with substance use disorder and the expansion of treatment. Elements that will be covered will include:  clinical care, coordination of services among team-members, regulatory compliance, office workflow.Recorded 11/18/2016


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This enduring internet activity is jointly provided by the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) and the California Health Care Foundation. CSAM is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CSAM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

CSAM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

PA’s, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists and therapists can earn CEU credit.

Target Audience

  1. Primary Care Physician who are beginning or planning to integrate buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence into theit practice.
  2. Associated health professionals who work in a setting that treats opioid dependent patients. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand and discuss the advantages of a collaborative care model for OBOT expansion utilizing nurse care managers in FQHC
  2. Undertand the role of nurses in integration of OBOT in outpatient settings.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
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David Kan, MD
UCSF Clinical Faculty, Private Practice, Medical Director, Addiction Treatment Unit, Bright Heart Health





Harry Nelson, JD
Managing Partner, Nelson, Hardiman LLP



Dr. Kan, Mr. Nelson and the planning group for this workshop have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance


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