Substance Use Disorders in Ambulatory Care

This program meets Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m., PST. 


This 12 session ECHO series will help clinicians and their teams identify and treat substance use disorders in a primary care setting. Topics may include: 

  • Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (Benzodiazepine, Alcohol, Tobacco)
  • Buprenorphine Basics and Induction Basics
  • Assessing and Treating Co-occurring Mental Illness and OUD
  • Naltrexone, Methadone, and other medications for the treatment of addictions

Disclosure Statement:

The program planners -- Jessica Gregg and Todd Korthuis -- have nothing to disclose

The presenters -- John Mahan, Sean Mahoney, Heather Starbird, Melissa Weimer, Ximena Levander, Cydney Heims, Raymundo Garcia-Dwyer, and Jennifer Hartley -- have nothing to disclose.


*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 of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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, the Substance Use Disorders in Ambulatory Care ECHO 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



Session/Title Date
0 - Zoom Open House (Attendance Optional) 9/3/2019
1 - Neurobiology and diagnosis of Substance Use Disorders 9/10/2019
2 - Medications for OUD: Who Should Get What When? 9/17/2019
3 - Introduction to Peer Recovery Mentors 9/24/2019
4 - PTSD screening and treatment 10/1/2019
5 - Marijuana and pain 10/8/2019
6 - Treating pain in the setting of Prescription OUD 10/15/2019
7 - Brief behavioral Interventions 10/22/2019
8 - Buprenorphine Basics 10/29/2019
9 - Tobacco use disorder 11/5/2019
10 - Benzodiazepine use disorder 11/12/2019
11 - Methamphetamine use disorder 11/19/2019
12 - Alcohol use disorder 12/3/2019
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