Please join us on Wednesday, August 31st from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET for a UVM CORA Community Rounds Workshop series session entitled “Practitioner and Stakeholder Perspectives on Opioid Use and Treatment Across Rural Northern New England.” Our speakers are Valerie Harder, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Co-Director of CORA’s Surveillance and Evaluation Core at the University of Vermont, and Julia Shaw, MPH, Manager of the Surveillance and Evaluation Core at UVM CORA. This presentation will explore data from UVM CORA's Baseline Needs Assessments in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, sharing insights gathered from practitioners and stakeholders about their concerns about opioid use and their perceived barriers to and beliefs about opioid use disorder treatment. Learn what others in the field are saying!
1. Describe which substances are of highest concern to practitioners and stakeholders in rural northern New England
2. Identify the top barriers to opioid use disorder treatment in rural northern New England
3. Discuss differences between rural practitioner and stakeholder beliefs about medications for opioid use disorder
4. Describe rural first responders beliefs about medications for opioid use disorder
The Community Rounds Workshop Series is provided live monthly by the University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction (UVM CORA). A recording of the session and slides will be shared following. Registered participants will also be added to UVM CORA’s listserv and receive notifications for future events. If you do not wish to be added, please contact us at CORA@uvm.edu.
CME/CE Credits are available for this live webinar.
UVM CORA was established in 2019 through a cooperative agreement with the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). Learn about our mission, who we are, and what we do at UVMCORA.org.