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The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course 

The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course 

Learning Objectives

Identify, assess, and diagnose patients with opioid use disorder while considering severity, chronicity, individual characteristics, and psychiatric and medical comorbidities.

Develop an individualized, patient-centered treatment plan, including negotiating treatment goals by evaluating appropriate medication- and psychosocial-based treatment options.

Monitor progress and modify treatment plans based on patient needs and progress toward treatment goals.

Implement best practices for office systems, including team-based care, to support treatment with medications for opioid use disorder.

Examine misconceptions, stigma, and complexities (bioethical, social, clinical, public health) associated with opioid use disorder and the use of medications to treat opioid use disorder. (The American Society of Addiction Medicine, 16.05.2023)