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We offer education and training opportunities related to substance use disorders and chronic pain management. If you would like to sign up for an event, click the event date or title.

MACS TeleECHO Clinic

COVID-19-Related Education

Upcoming Events & Trainings

9 Sep
16th Annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference 7 am | Live virtual event

MACS will have a virtual exhibit

10 Sep
2020 Tuerk Conference 8 am | Live virtual event

Co-hosted by University of Maryland School of Medicine and NCADD Maryland
MACS will have a virtual exhibit

16 Sep
2020 Trends in Patient Management CME Conference 7:30 am | Live virtual event

September 16 - 19, hosted by MDAPA 
MACS will have a virtual exhibit

22 Sep
PCSS Half & Half Waiver Training 8:30 am | Live, virtual CME event

Presented by Sarah Kattakuzhy, MD 
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24 Sep
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders 12 pm | Live, virtual CME event

Presented by MACS Consultant, Eric Weintraub, MD 
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25 Sep
BHIPP Resilience Break - Youth and Substances: What's a Primary Care Provider to Do? 12:30 pm | Live CME webinar

BHIPP Resilience Break Recovery Month webinar, co-hosted by MACS
Presented by Marc Fishman, MD 
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3 Oct
Pharmacology Update 2020 7 am | Live virtual event

Co-hosted by Maryland MAAPC and CBANACNS 
MACS will have a virtual exhibit

6 Oct
PCSS Half & Half Waiver Training 8:00 am | Live, virtual CME event

Presented by MACS Consultant, Christopher Welsh, MD 
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9 Oct
Recovery Oriented Psychotherapy for Substance Use Disorders: Motivational Enhancement Therapy 12 pm | Live, virtual CME webinar

Presented by MACS Consultant, David McDuff, MD 
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10 Oct
NPAM 2020 Fall CE Conference 7 am | Live virtual event

MACS Pain Management Consultant, Sarah Merritt, MD is presenting
MACS will have a virtual exhibit

19 Oct
2020 VIRTUAL Maryland Rural Health Conference 9 am | Live virtual event

October 19 - 20
MACS will have a virtual exhibit

29 Oct
PCSS Half & Half Waiver Training 8:00 am | Live, virtual CME event

Presented by MACS Consultant, Eric Weintraub, MD 
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Past Webinars

Opioid Use Disorders and Pregnancy

Presenter: Christopher Welsh, MD 
Date: August 25, 2020 
Opioid Use Disorders and Pregnancy Slides 
View on YouTube

Toxicology Testing 

Presenter: Aaron Greentblatt, MD 
Date: June 3, 2020 
Toxicology Testing Webinar Slides 
View on Webex

Opioids and Addiction in the Era of COVID-19 

Presenter: Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH 
Date: April 30, 2020 
Opioids and Addiction in the Era of COVID-19 Slides
View on Webex 

Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

Presenter: Michael Fingerhood, MD 
Date: April 16, 2020 
Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults Slides
View on WebEx

Providing Telebehavioral Health Services in Maryland During the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar
Presenters:
Christopher Welsh, MD; Kim Erskine, MS; David Flax, MBA
Date:
April 9, 2020 
View on Webex
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Links to resources from presentations 
Billing for Tele - Best Practices 
Billing for Tele - Documentation 
Billing for Tele - Specific Codes 
Tele Services - Documentation 
Tele Services - Informed Consent

Opioid Tapering: Practical Tips on the When, Why, and How 

Presenter: Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH 
Date: February 27, 2020 
Opioid Tapering: Practical Tips on the When, Why, and How Slides
View on WebEx

Coordinating Addiction Treatment in Medical Settings

Presenter: Aaron Greenblatt, MD
Date: December 18, 2019
Coordinating Addiction Treatment in Medical Settings Slides 
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Maryland's PDMP: A tool to support the treatment of patients with Substance Use Disorders

Presenter: Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH
Date: October 15, 2019
Maryland's PDMP slides
View on WebEx

Mental Health Comorbidity with Substance Use Disorder

Presenter: Christopher Welsh, MD
Date: August 13, 2019
Mental Health Comorbidity with Substance Use Disorders Slides 
View on YouTube

It still hurts! Treating Pain in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Presenter: Mark Bicket, MD, PhD
Date: June 13, 2019

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Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in a Primary Care Setting

Presenter: Michael Fingerhood, MD
Date: April 16, 2019
Treating Opioid Use Disorder in a Primary Care Setting Slides
View on YouTube

Office Based Opioid Addiction Treatment: ​​​​​I got my waiver, now what?

Presenter: Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH
Date: February 14, 2019
Office Based Opioid Addiction Treatment: ​​​​​I got my waiver, now what?
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Managing Opioid Use Disorders in Hospitalized Patients

Presenter: Christopher Welsh, MD
Date: December 11, 2018
Managing Opioid Use Disorders in Hospitalized Patients 
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Where Does My Patient Belong? The Role of Context in Addiction Treatment

Presenter: Aaron Greenblatt, MD
Date: August 29, 2018
Where Does My Patient Belong Webinar Slides
View on YouTube

Rural Opioid Epidemic

Presenter: Eric Weintraub, MD  
Date: 
July 12, 2018
Rural Opioid Epidemic Webinar Slides
View on YouTube

Buprenorphine Treatment in the Primary Care Setting: Cases and Clinical Issues

Presenter: Aaron Greenblatt, MD  
Date: 
March 30, 2018
Buprenorphine Treatment in the Primary Care Setting Webinar Slides
View on YouTube

ASAM 101 and Maryland's Behavioral Health System

Presenter: Yngvild K. Olsen, MD, MPH, FASAM
Date: February 13, 2018
ASAM 101 and Maryland's Behavioral Health System Webinar Slides
View on YouTube

Additional Training & CME Opportunites

Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS)

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 

Safe & Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE) of Pain

Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)

Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)

NIH's Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

The Maryland Addiction Consultation Service is administered by the University of Maryland School of Medicine and funded by the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.