Substance Use Disorders in Hospital Care

Wednesday, 12 - 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 

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.

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

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 Disorder in Hospital 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
  • Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Preventive Medicine


In accordance with the requirements of the Standards for Commercial Support of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, each instructor and member of the planning committee has been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (defined as: any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). The information disclosed for this activity is listed below.

The program planners, Honora Englander, M.D., and Jessica Gregg, M.D., Ph.D., have nothing to disclose.

The program presenters:

  • Amelia Goff, M.D
  • Susannah Lujan-Bear, MSN, RN
  • Stacey Mahoney, L.C.S.W., C.A.D.C. II
  • Kate Marshall
  • Emily Skogrand, PharmD
  • Kristina Teasley, Peer Support Specialst
  • Juliana Wallace, L.C.S.W.

have nothing to disclose.


Session/Title Date
0 - Zoom Practice Session (Attendance Optional) 4/1/2020
1 - ECHO Introduction and Basics 9/16/2020
2 - Buprenorphine in Hospital Care 9/23/2020
3 - Methadone in Hospital Care 9/30/2020
4 - Trauma Informed Care in a Hospital Setting 10/7/2020
5 - Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction 10/14/2020
6 - Difficult Conversations 10/21/2020
7 - Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder 10/28/2020
8 - Methamphetamine Use Disorder 11/4/2020
9 - Community SUD Treatment Settings 11/11/2020
10 - Acute pain in the Setting of Opioid Use Disorder 12/2/2020
11 - Peers perspectives on Hospital Care 11/18/2020
12 - Organizational Buy-in for System Level Change 12/9/2020
13 - Participant Debrief 12/16/2020
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