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 will 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.


*Accreditation: 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

ABIM Credit: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Your information will be shared with the ACCME to grant credit. 

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


Session/Title Date
1 - ECHO Introduction and Basics 9/7/2022
2 - Buprenorphine in Hospital Care 9/14/2022
3 - Methadone in Hospital Care 9/21/2022
4 - Trauma Informed Approaches in a Hospital Setting 9/28/2022
5 - Peers Perspectives on Hospital Care 10/5/2022
6 - Difficult Conversations 10/12/2022
7 - Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction 10/19/2022
8 - Alcohol and Benzodiazepine Use in Hospitalized Patients 10/26/2022
9 - Methamphetamine Use Disorder 11/2/2022
10 - Acute Pain in the Setting of Opioid Use Disorder 11/9/2022
11 - Community SUD Treatment Settings 11/16/2022
12 - Organizational Buy-in for System Level Change 11/30/2022
13 - Participant Debrief 12/7/2022
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