BC ECHO on Substance Use – Opioid Use Disorder

Management of opioid use disorder with injectable opioid agonist treatment (iOAT)

Thursday June 24, 2021, 9:00-10:00 AM PDT

Dr. Rupi Brar, Interim Medical Director, Regional Addiction Program, VCH; Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC; Primary care – PHS Community Services Society; Addiction Medicine Consult Team, St Paul’s Hospital
Dr. Marie-Ève Goyer, Scientific Director of the Clinical and Organizational Support Team in Addiction and Homelessness; Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Emergency Department, University of Montréal

At the end of this session, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the evidence for iOAT in treating opioid use disorder
  2. Incorporate iOAT as part of the continuum of care for opioid use disorder
  3. Evaluate patients for starting iOAT
  4. Safely initiate and titrate iOAT, and provide ongoing clinical support to a patient on iOAT