Finding the Perfect MATch: Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Rochester, NY US
April 8, 2020

This CE activity will provide pharmacists in attendance with current information about medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder and considerations for safe and effective use in specific patient populations. The program will provide a detailed review of the agents currently approved for opioid use disorder, compare the various agents and apply trial data to patient populations. After participating in this CE activity pharmacists should have a greater understanding of trial data and how to apply the information into practice.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify patients that are candidates for medication assisted treatment
  2. Evaluate opioid use disorder treatments, mechanism of action for pharmacotherapies, safety, efficacy, access and considerations for use
  3. Select a medication assisted treatment for special populations of patients
  4. Design patient-specific medication regimens and monitoring plans for individuals with opioid use disorder
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/08/2020 - 2:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
04/08/2020 - 3:00pm CDT
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and the presenter have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Kerri Klajbor, RPh, MS, BCPP
Strong Ties Pharmacy Supervising Pharmacist
University of Rochester Medical Center
Kristin Reindel, PharmD
PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center
Course reviewer
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Kristin Reindel, PharmD
PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center


Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and University of Rochester Medical Center.  Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-20-056-L01-P
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance


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