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Best Practices: The Nurse Care Manager Model of Office-Based Addiction Treatment

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Description

This two-hour, virtual course is designed to provide a history of the nurse care manager (NCM) model of office-based addiction treatment, explain how the model increases treatment access, and identify the roles of the nurse manager and interprofessional care team members to sustain the model. Participants will recognize the NCM as an advocate and a source of evidence-based treatment for teams and community partners. Participants will also develop an understanding of workflows to sustain the daily operations of the NCM model.

Intended audience

Nurses, Social Workers, LMHCs, LADCs, CADCs, and anyone who works patients with substance use disorder.

Speakers

Andrea Jodat, DNP, FNP-BC, CARN-AP

Andrea is a clinical nurse educator for Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance, where she contributes to the development and delivery of continuing education programs, peer-reviewed publications, evidence-based clinical guidelines, and other resources for providers supporting patients with substance use disorders. She is also a family nurse practitioner at Boston Medical Center, an assistant professor of medicine at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, and conducts research in the use of telehealth and coordinated care for persons with opioid use disorder and depression. Andrea is an active member of the Boston University Medical Group Advanced Practice Provider Council and the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners. Andrea has worked with vulnerable populations for over 10 years including managing substance use disorders and overall healthcare for persons experiencing homelessness with the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. She is a term lecturer and preceptor for nurse practitioner students at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions (IHP) and received her Doctor in Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the IHP in 2018. She also holds certification as a Certified Addiction Registered Nurse – Advanced Practice (CARN-AP) through the Addictions Nursing Certification Board (ANCB).

Nancy Regan-Brooks, MSN, FNP, CNM, CARN-AP

Nancy is a clinical nurse educator for Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance, where she contributes to the development and delivery of continuing education programs, peer-reviewed publications, evidence-based clinical guidelines, and other resources for providers supporting patients with substance use disorders. Nancy is also a nurse practitioner, board certified in both family medicine and midwifery with over a decade of experience working in addiction treatment. Prior to joining the Grayken TTA team, Nancy held a position as director of the substance use disorder program at the Community Health Center of Cape Cod, where she maintains clinical practice. Nancy began her career in a community health center in South Boston managing a wide range of pediatric, prenatal, and adult patients. She later transitioned to addiction medicine at High Point Treatment Center in Jamaica Plain where she worked in an acute treatment setting of medically supervised detoxification and treated acute and chronic medical issues on a Crisis Stabilization Services Unit. Nancy also participated in the HEALing Communities Study — a multi-state study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse aimed at reducing overdose deaths — as a lead community partner, facilitating treatment on demand and engaging and empowering other community providers. She received her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in 2011 from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions and her Master of Science in Nursing Midwifery in 2017 from Frontier Nursing University. She also holds certification as a Certified Addiction Registered Nurse – Advanced Practice (CARN-AP) through the Addictions Nursing Certification Board (ANCB).

Objectives

  • Recall 2-3 characteristics of the NCM that are central in providing comprehensive care.
  • Explain how the NCM increases access to care by acting as the hub of the treatment team.
  • Name 3 ways in which the NCM can decrease barriers to care.
  • Identify the role of the NCM in advocating for persons with substance use disorder (SUD) and disseminating evidence-based treatment to team members.
  • Develop basic understanding of workflows to optimize efficiency and support sustainability of the model.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS)

Funding for out of state attendees is provided by the Opioid Response Network (ORN).

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI085588-02 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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Details

Date:
June 27
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:

Organizer

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction
Phone:
617-638-5500
Email:
info@addictiontraining.org
Website:
https://www.bmc.org/addiction