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Suboxone Treatment of Addiction Advanced Training Program (Burin)

September 26, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019
10 am to 3 pm
Education Classroom, Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre


Learning objectives:

  • Explain the basic features of opioid dependency as outlined by the DSM 5
  • Recognize the patient with an opioid use disorder (OUD) and decide if opioid replacement therapy (ORT) with Buprenorphine is appropriate and safe for that patient.
  • Initiate treatment with Buprenorphine adhering to prescribed induction protocols.
  • Watch for common and uncommon adverse events seen with buprenorphine/naloxone and potential drug interactions.
  • Evaluate the stability of a patient on ORT with Buprenorphine using the clinical interview and urine drug screen (UDS)

 Presenters: Dr. Peter Barnes, Dr. Stephen Darcy, Dr. Bruce Hollett

Registration Fee: Free

Registration portal:

This is a five-hour session.

Accreditation: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter for up to 8 Mainpro+ certified credits.

Sponsored by the Family Practice Renewal Program

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