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Treating Opiate Use Disorders (OUD) with Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT): Part 1

This series of presentations will include topics on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) such as general understanding of opioid use disorder (OUD), substance use disorders (SUD), FDA approved treatments for OUD, benets of using MAT and recovery services for OUD, neurobiology of addiction and roles of genetics and environment in addiction, initial and periodic patient assessment, dening and choosing the appropriate pharmacological strategy for OUD treatment, safety concerns of drug interactions, informed consent procedures for MAT/OUD, addressing overdose, co-occurring disorders pain management, treating OUD in pregnant women, and the use of telemedicine for MAT.
Register   here  at the SIUMED (co-sponsor) site (search for the programs by date) as well as on this site to provide your CPE Monitor number and required information..
Zoom links for the courses:
April 21 Program:            Meeting ID: 974 6942 1939 Passcode: 446177

Date: Apr 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on Apr 21, 2021 11:30 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Clinical Psychologists


Disclosure Policy
The disclosure policies of the SIUE School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Professional Education requires all persons in a position to control content to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. If a conflict is identified, the Office of Professional Continuing Education will initiate a process for resolving the conflict.  The existence of relationships does not necessarily imply bias or lessen the value of the activity.  All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.
The persons required to disclose conflicts include all course faculty, the SIUE CPE administrator, all activity planners and all reviewers.  The relevant commercial financial relationships or affiliations must have occured over the past 12 months.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  
The participant must provide the correct NABP ePID number/DOB combination in their electronic profile. All CPE evaluations must be completed within 60 days of completing the activity. It is the participant's responsibility to check that their credit records are correct within the 60 day period after completion of the activity.   Log in to CPE Monitor at to view a list of all ACPE-accredited activities you have taken. Any discrepancies must be resolved with the CPE Provider directly and in a timely manner.



SIUMED Continuing Education, SHIF, Shawnee Health Services



Registration closes on Apr 21, 2021 at 11:30 PM

Registration Closed  

April 21 Program:            Meeting ID: 974 6942 1939 Passcode: 446177


  • Describe how to provide medication assisted treatment (MAT)to patients with opiate use disorders
  • Show increased competency and comfort in providing MAT.
  • Employ learned skills to increase MAT services at their practice environments.Coming soon


Aaron Newcomb picture

Aaron Newcomb, D.O.
Family Medicine/Addiction Medicine, Shawnee Health Care, Carbobdale, IL.

Brief Bio : Dr. Newcomb is a family medicine physician in a FQHC.

Activity Number

Date: 04/21/21
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

CE Hours

Registration Closed