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Suboxone Treatment of Addiction Advanced Training Program - Burin

October 19 | 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Location: Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre | Education Classroom 


Learning objectives:

  • Explain the basic features of opioid dependency as outlined by the DSM 5
  • Recognize the patient with an opioid use disorder (OUD) and decide if opioid replacement therapy (ORT) with Buprenorphine is appropriate and safe for that patient
  • Initiate treatment with Buprenorphine adhering to prescribed induction protocols
  • Watch for common and uncommon adverse events seen with buprenorphine/naloxone and potential drug interactions
  • Evaluatethe stability of a patient on ORT with Buprenorphine using the clinical interview and urine drug screen (UDS)



Presenters: Dr. Peter Barnes, Dr. Stephen Darcy, Dr. Bruce Hollett


Registration Fee: Free


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This is a five‐hour session.


Accreditation: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter for up to 8 Mainpro+ certified credits.


Sponsored by the Family Practice Renewal Program


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