Methadone course coming soon

September 6, 2011

Methadone Maintenance and Treatment - Introduction to Clinical Practice
Sat., Oct. 15
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Room 134, TELUS Centre, U of A

For information and to register go to http://www.cpl.ualberta.ca/Home/Events/workshops.cfm

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Learning objectives:
 
  • Understand the medical model of addiction.
  • Become familiar with the unique pharmacology of methadone.
  • Develop decision making skills essential to safe and effective methadone treatment.
  • Develop ability to manage stable MMT patients.
  • Appreciate the value of sensitivity, understanding and commitment in the delivery of addictions medicine in clinical practice.
  • Receive the prerequisite knowledge for receiving further training on MMT initiation and management of the unstable patient.
  • Understand the staged care approach of MMT in Alberta and roles of the treatment team members.
  • Increased awareness of the Standards and Guidelines for Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Alberta.

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