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Medication Assisted Treatment of Opiate Use Disorders: Overcoming Barriers Part 2

Medication Assisted Treatment of Opiate Use Disorders - Overcoming Barriers: BAR 1 will focus on Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and pain management, including acute pain treatment, as well as preoperative patients and anesthesia; BAR 2 will focus on barriers, such as stigma, behavioral health therapy and case management components, burden of drug testing, diversion tactics, provider liability, polysubstance use with focus on methamphetamine, and comorbidity.

Register   here  at the SIUMED (co-sponsor) site (search for the programs by date).
If you do not already have an account on this site, create one and provide your CPE Monitor number and (MMDD) required for credit transmission.
Zoom links for the course:   

Date: Sep 15, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on Sep 15, 2021 12:00 PM

Activity Type

  • Application

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 Sep 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Registration Closed  



  • To demonstrate and encourage non-practicing MAT providers to the value to patients of providing increased addiction recovery services for southern Illinois residents


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.
Jeffrey W. Ripperda picture

Jeffrey W. Ripperda, M.D.
Addiction Medicine & Family Medicine with Prenatal Care and Delivery Services, Murphysboro Health Center

Stacy Agosto, LCSW, CADC
Clinical Director, Behavioral Health, Shawnee Health Services

Activity Number

Date: 09/15/21
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

CE Hours

Registration Closed