Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102926
About the Course:
This course examines opioid agonist treatment racial disparities in treating opioid use disorder among ethnic minorities (Hispanic) and African Americans. Medication assisted treatment (MAT) was studied in opioid treatment programs. It includes differences in Oat receipt across racial/ethic groups, differences in OAT mediated by clinical need factors, differences in OAT mediated by treatment, sociodemographic and geographic factors, and effect modification by primary opioid type.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Racial and Ethnic Differences in Opioid Agonist Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in a U.S. National Sample created by Noa Krawczyk, Kenneth A. Feder, and Michael I. Fingerhood in 2017.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge that opioid agonist treatment is the most effective way to treat OUD.
Identify factors that lead to OAT treatment.
Summarize whether race an ethnicity are a factor in receiving opioid agonist treatment.
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