Professional Education

Are you a physician prescriber wanting to learn more about office-based opioid addiction treatment?

The University of Kentucky Center on Drug and Alcohol Research has designed an educational activity to provide useful and the most up-to-date information about best practices for office-based opioid addiction treatment.  This CME will discuss buprenorphine diversion and misuse and teach office-based opioid addiction practices aimed at decreasing and preventing buprenorphine diversion and misuse.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able

  • Identify reasons for and types of diversion and misuse
  • Describe the pharmacology of buprenorphine as it relates to dosing, diversion, and misuse
  • Learn to set limits and work effectively with difficult patients