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Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants as Buprenorphine Providers: Facilitators and Barriers
May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This presentation will describe the expansion of nurse practitioners and other advanced practice clinicians into opioid use disorder treatment, particularly in rural communities. It will also explore barriers and facilitators regarding nurse practitioner engagement in buprenorphine treatment, including regulations, education, and broader social factors such as stigma. Specific considerations for advanced practice clinicians’ work with members of rural communities will be discussed. Register and attend to learn more!
Joanne Spetz, PhD, Director and Brenda and Jeffrey L. Kang Presidential Chair in Health Care Financing at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies (IHPS), University of California San Francisco
Jackie Bray, DNP; FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner and buprenorphine prescriber, Howard Center in Vermont
- May 31
- 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Other Related
- UVM Center on Rural Addiction
- (802) 881-1948