Opioid Use Disorders: Considerations in Medication Assisted Treatments of Military Veterans

Credit: 1.00

Time: 1.00



  • Ward, E. Nalan, MD
  • Lilley, Cally, PMHCNS-BC

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the medical assisted treatments used to treat opioid dependence
  • Describe the barriers to treating OUD in service members and veterans
  • Describe the unique overlap between PTSD and OUD in veterans

Target Audience

Our primary audience is: Primary Care and Community Mental Health Providers, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists

Types of Accreditation

Accreditation Statement:This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:McLean Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement:Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

Designation Statement:This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Accreditation Statement:The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Designation Statement:This offering meets the criteria for 1.00 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Accreditation Statement:The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers.

Designation Statement:This program has been approved for 1.00 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D72111-1.

Accreditation Statement:MaMHCA, and its agent, MMCEP has been designated by the Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions to approve sponsors of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for licensure renewal, in accordance with the requirements of 262 CMR 7.00.

Designation Statement:Application for licensed mental health counselor continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 866-644-7792 or mghcme@mgh.harvard.edu for the status of LMHC CE accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:Other Providers can claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

Designation Statement:Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.