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MAT 101

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MAT 101: Alicia Kowalchuk, DO, Associate Professor, FCM-Clinical HCHD/CHP, Baylor College of Medicine

Presented as part of NAS awareness month in Texas, provided by Texas Health and Human Services. 

Presentation Description: 

MAT 101:  In this session we will discuss medications for the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD) generally and in the pre conceptive, pregnant and post partum patients more specifically.  By the end of the session you will be able to:
-list FDA approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorders
-discuss the treatment of OUDs in the pre conceptive, pregnant and post partum periods
-describe ways to decrease the stigma of OUD and medication treatment in pregnant and post partum patients.

Dr. Alicia Kowalchuk is an associate professor with Baylor College of Medicine’s (BCM) Department of Family and Community Medicine and board certified in both family medicine and addiction medicine. She is medical director of InSight, the screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) program for the Harris Health System. She also runs the InSight Clinic, an interdisciplinary clinic providing ambulatory addiction medicine and counseling services to Harris Health patients with substance use disorders. She also serves as medical director at Santa Maria Hostel which provides state-funded residential substance use disorder treatment services to women and their children in the greater Houston community, and the Houston Recovery Center which operates a Sobering Center in partnership with the City of Houston and the Houston Police Department.

CE provided for Nurses, Doctors, Psychologists, Social Workers, LCDC, LPC & Peer Support Providers

You are required to participate in the entire presentation to receive CE. 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.0 nursing contact hours

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas State Board of Socials Workers Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

1.0 credit hours

Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is an approved provider by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

1.0 CE credit

The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

1.0 CE Credit


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