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Using Medication-Assisted Treatment in the Emergency Department

Provider in Home with Senior Patients Provider

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.

11:00 a.m. PT  |  12:00 noon MT  |  1:00 p.m. CT  

Using an Evidence-Based Model to Bring Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) to the Emergency Department (ED) Setting

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the impact of the opioid crisis and patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) on the ED.
  • Discuss the importance of beginning MAT in the ED.
  • Identify the evidence-based framework of the California Bridge program used to lower barriers of implementing MAT in the ED for patients with OUD.

Andrew A. Herring, MD
Medical Director, The Bridge, Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System
Principal Investigator, California Bridge, Public Healh Institute, Oakland, CA
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of CA San Francisco