Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care

This program meets Wednesdays, noon-1 p.m. PST


This 12-session series will build provider knowledge and systems capacity to treat addiction in hospital settings. Topics may include: 

  • Understanding substance use disorder (SUD): Brain disease of addiction
  • Medications for opioid use disorder, including buprenorphine and methadone 
  • Community SUD treatment settings
  • Acute pain management in a patient with substance use disorder
  • Managing active drug use in hospital care
  • Harm reduction and overdose prevention
  • Trauma informed care 

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

OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 12 CreditsTM  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Session/Title Date
0 - Zoom Open House (Attendance Optional) 9/11/2019
1 - SUD in HC: ECHO Introduction and Basics 9/18/2019
2 - Buprenorphine in Hospital Care 9/25/2019
3 - Methadone in Hospital Care 10/2/2019
4 - Trauma Informed Care in a Hospital Setting 10/9/2019
5 - Difficult Conversations, Part 1 10/16/2019
6 - Peers Perspectives on Hospital Care 10/23/2019
7 - Acute Pain in the Setting of Opioid Use Disorder 10/30/2019
8 - Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction 11/6/2019
9 - Community SUD Treatment Settings 11/13/2019
10 - Methamphetamine Use Disorder 11/20/2019
11 - Organizational Buy-in for System Level Change 12/4/2019
12 - Difficult Conversations, Part 2 12/11/2019
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