Opioid Use Disorder Treatment for Beginners - Recorded August 23, 2022

The presentation will review the basics of MAT selection, diagnostic criteria, treatment initiation, management, and discontinuation. The presenter will also discuss urine drug screen interpretation, support services to enhance success, and federal OTP regulations. Get invaluable information from this comprehensive overview of MAT therapy and support services from the beginner's perspective.

Educational Objectives

• Summarize the basics of three medications used for MAT, including prescribing and licensing requirements 

• Explain how to interpret drug testing results

• Analyze common issues that can adversely impact successful treatment


Dr. Lawrence Mendel, DO, FACCP, CCHP is the former medical director of the Ohio prison system. He retired from correctional care in 2018 to work in addiction medicine. Since that time, he has worked with Maryhaven, the largest and oldest substance abuse treatment organization in Central Ohio with OTP patients and inpatient care.

Webinar Fee:

$59 ($49 for CCHPs), includes access to the power point presentation, the webinar recording and CE credit – 1.00 hours for ACCME, ANCC, APA, and CCHP. Please email education@ncchc.org to receive a copy of the presentation slides.

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When and Where
  • 9/2/2022 9:00 AM CDT
  • 12/31/2024 11:59 PM CST
  • Webinar
  • Chicago
  • IL