Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care

Wednesdays, noon - 1 p.m.


This 12 session ECHO series will help build or improve care systems to effectively treat addiction in a hospital setting. Topics may include: 

  • Understanding Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Brain disease of addiction
  • Medications for Opioid Use Disorder, including buprenorphine and methadone 
  • Managing Alcohol & Methamphetamine Use Disorders in hospital care
  • Community SUD treatment settings
  • Acute pain management in a patient with SUD
  • Managing active drug use in the hospital
  • Peers in hospital settings
  • Overdose prevention and harm reduction as part of hospital care
  • Trauma Informed Care

Hospital clinicians (prescribing MD, DO, NP, PAs), nurses, social workers, pharmacists, discharge planners, behavioral health specialists, administrators, and quality improvement specialists are encouraged to register. Ideally staff will participate as part of a hospital-based team that includes a clinician and one or more other staff member. Participants will be selected based on their interest and geographic distribution throughout Oregon.

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians 

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Credit: Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: 

  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Neurology

This program is registered for MOC part II through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).

Faculty Disclosures

In accordance with the requirements of the ACCME's Standards for Integrity and independence in Accredited Continuing Education, each instructor and member of the planning committee has been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (defined as: any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

The Planners -- Honora Englander, MD, FACP, and Daniel Hoover, MD -- have Nothing to Disclose

The Presenters -- Honora Englander, MD, FACP, Yolanda Flores-Cueva, MD, Amelia Goff, MD, Jessica Gregg, MD, Ximena Levander, M.D. Susannah Lujan-Bear, MSN, RN, Stacey Mahoney, L.C.S.W., C.A.D.C. II, Kate Marshall, Erik Martinez, BS, PWS, PSS, and Juliana Wallace, LCSA -- have Nothing to Disclose


Session/Title Date
1 - ECHO Introduction and Basics 9/15/2021
2 - Methadone in Hospital Care 9/22/2021
3 - Buprenorphine in Hospital Care 9/29/2021
4 - Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction 10/6/2021
5 - Difficult Conversations 10/13/2021
6 - Trauma Informed Care in a Hospital Setting 10/20/2021
7 - Peers perspectives on Hospital Care 10/27/2021
8 - Community SUD Treatment Settings 11/3/2021
9 - Methamphetamine Use Disorder 11/10/2021
10 - Acute pain in the Setting of Opioid Use Disorder 11/17/2021
11 - Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder 12/1/2021
12 - Organizational Buy-in for System Level Change 12/8/2021
13 - Participant Debrief 12/15/2021
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