JeffAPCT: Medication-Assisted Treatment in Opioid Use Disorders - Part II

    Jefferson's Department of Family and Community Medicine has developed a series of online courses to help practitioners acquire the knowledge and tools to begin to incorporate population health and quality improvement strategies into their practices.

    This course, JeffAPCT - Medication-Assisted Treatment in Opioid Use Disorders - Part II, is part of a series of online courses designed to help providers increase their knowledge and skills in these areas. (video = 62 min)

    Online Course Issue Date: 03/12/2019 

    Online Course Expiration Date: 03/11//2022

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    Learning Objectives & Target Audience (applicable to JeffAPCT: Medication-Assisted Treatment in Opioid Use Disorders Parts I, II, III)

    • Illustrate a framework for approaching opioid use disorder addiction and treatment options that could be applied to your practice.
    • Discuss the basics of medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder.
    • Identify concrete steps for addressing chronic pain in the context of medication assisted treatment.
    • Define the steps to be trained in combined buprenorphine  and naloxone therapy and medication assisted treatment.
    • Recognize patients who need methadone maintenance therapy and refer them using local and national resources for your practice.
    • Describe relationships between opiates and anxiety, depression and sleep disorders, which would impact patient care.

    This course is designed for primary care community preceptors and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about population health principles in practice.


    You can also complete the following JeffAPCT online courses:

    Population Health

    Quality Improvement (QI)

    Medication-Assisted Treatment in Opioid Use Disorders - Parts I, II, III 

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    Additional information
    Jefferson Content Development By: 
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
    Content Areas: 
    Family Medicine
    Primary Care
    Course Format: 
    Online Activity
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 1.00 Attendance
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 

    This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant number: T0BHP28581 and Title: Accelerating Primary Care Transformation at Jefferson (JeffAPCT) Total award amount: $350,000. Percentage financed with nongovernmental sources: 0%. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

    Planners and Presenters:

    Abigail L. Kay, MD  - Associate Dean, Academic Affairs/ Undergraduate Medical Education and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

    Dr. Abigail Kay attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her residency training in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where she has been a faculty member and attending physician since 2005. In addition to being board certified by both the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine, she is also a psychoanalyst, having trained and graduated from the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.  In her clinical role, Dr. Kay divides her time between her outpatient practice, in which she specializes in insight-oriented psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, and the Narcotic Addiction Rehabilitation Program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where she served as medical director from 2005 – 2015. In addition to being the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs/ Undergraduate Medical Education at the at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, she also teaches addiction medicine extensively at the UME, GME, and CME levels

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    PHYSICIANS:  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    ALL OTHER INDIVIDUALS:  A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all others.

    *This course may be used toward Pennsylvania State Opioid Education Relicensing Requirements

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 1.00 Attendance


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    This course is open to all interested learners. If you are seeking CE credit, the accreditation requirements for successful completion are: You must register and complete the entire online program, viewing the video in its entirety, obtaining a successful post test score of 100%, and completing the online evaluation, in order to receive full credit for this course.  Once these components are completed, you will immediately be able to access your CE Certificate.

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