By Timothy Fong, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine; Director, UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
Sponsoring organization: American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Clinical Vignette Description: There is a lack of knowledge and understanding among physicians on how opiate use disorders can occur and present in clinical situations with anxiety disorder. This creates a gap between identification and intervention of opiate use disorders and causes a lack of awareness and understanding of the common clinical issues that are associated with using buprenorphine. This course is a case-based vignette highlighting a common and typical scenario of how opiate use disorders presents in a general psychiatric setting.
- Increase knowledge and understanding of how opiate use disorders can occur and present in clinical situations with anxiety disorders
- Describe the use of buprenorphine in a case of opiate use disorders and anxiety disorders
- Increase awareness and understanding of the common clinical issues that are associated with using buprenorphine
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