More Than Just Methadone: Analyzing MAT for Opioid Use Disorder

Newark, DE US
February 10, 2023

This activity will address knowledge gaps that exists with medication assisted therapy for opioid use disorder dosing, monitoring, and regulations. The presentation will go over several aspects of medication assisted therapy such as dosing and monitoring for buprenorphine, methadone, and ER naltrexone. Additionally, the presentation will address legal regulations behind the three medications and how they affect prescribing in the hospital.

Target Audience


Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacists technician learning objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of opioid use disorder its impact on the healthcare system.
  2. Compare and contrast medication assisted therapies used in opioid use disorder. 
  3. Analyze literature surrounding medication assisted therapy in opioid use disorder. 



Pharmacy technician learning objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, pharmacy technicians should be able to:

  1. Discuss opioid use disorder and its impact on patient care.
  2. Identify medications used for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/10/2023 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
02/10/2023 - 1:00pm CST
4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE 19718
United States


Miranda Hetrick, PharmD.

Planning committee

Miranda Hetrick, PharmD.

Priya Shah, PharmD.

Lisa Kletter, PharmD.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and ChristianaCare. 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 Statement(s):


Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.

UAN JA0006103-9999-23-013-L01-P

UAN JA0006103-9999-23-013-L01-T



Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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