The opioid epidemic is a call to action for professionals across medical settings to prevent overdose and increase access to treatment for people who use or misuse opioids or other substances. Health workers in diverse settings have the ability to directly impact the health of individuals through evidence based methods that improve the safety and quality of life for people at risk for overdose or who have an opioid use disorder. The Health Federation of Philadelphia provides on or off site professional development for health professionals on:
Medication Assisted Treatment
Neurobiology of Addiction
Pharmacology of Opioid Agonist and Antagonist Medications
Psychosocial Support for Patients Receiving MAT
Continuing education credits.
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