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Opioids and Medications to Treat Opioid Dependence

Colleen T. LaBelle BSN, RN-BC, CARN, Program Director STATE OBOT B, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center presents an overview of opiates and opioids dependence, addiction, and pharmacotherapy treatment options including buprenorphine, methadone and vivitrol. Presentation includes detailed information about buprenorphine treatment goals, uses, side effects, safety and monitoring.

Presented in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Technical expertise provided by the Center for Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research. Recorded July 29th, 2015.

 PowerPoint Slides (PDF)

Powerpoint Training for MAP Trainers

The Buprenorphine/Naloxone Medication Administration Program Requirements PowerPoint is designed for use by MAP Trainers in explaining MAP Requirements specific to this medication.