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April 2019

Medication Assisted Treatment Seminar

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Family Links, Highland, 401 North Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Medication assisted treatment involves the use of medications, specifically methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone, to treat the symptoms of opioid dependency.   This training will review the medications and discuss the proper use of each, including dosages, treatment parameters, and goals of therapy. Pharmacology and opioid relationships will be reviewed to better understand the biochemical nature and therapeutic value of medication assisted treatment as well as the benefits and risks associated with each. Also reviewed will be diversion potential and clinically complicating…

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