After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Recognize opioid use disorder as a medical disease in patients presenting to acute care settings
2. Review and minimize provider biases in the treatment of patients presenting with opioid use disorder
3. Become familiar with various treatment methods for opioid use disorder including both pharmacological treatments as well as harm reduction methods.
Bill Soares, MD MS
Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Director of Harm Reduction Services
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Baystate Medical Center
Seth Gemme, MD FACEP
Associate Medical Director of Emergency Medicine
Baystate Noble Hospital, Westfield MA
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate Campus 


Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
05/19/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Webinar Live
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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