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Growing a Competent Workforce in a Rural State: The University of Kentucky Bell Addiction Medicine Scholar Program
Please join us on Wednesday, September 28th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET for a UVM CORA Community Rounds Workshop series session, “Growing a Competent Workforce in a Rural State: The University of Kentucky Bell Addiction Medicine Scholar Program.” Our speaker is Michelle Lofwall, MD, DFAPA, DFASAM, Professor of Behavioral Science and Psychiatry, and Bell Alcohol and Addictions Endowed Chair at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Medicine in the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research. This presentation will explore the importance of treatment and medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) along the continuum of care in rural communities and outline a training program taking place at UK for physicians who are in positions of treating patients and educating future physicians.

Learning objectives:

1. Discuss evidence showing need for MOUD in rural communities
2. Describe ways to increase access to MOUD for people in rural communities
3. Describe the importance of clinical training for those who may interact with patients who use opioids
4. Outline details of one training program in Kentucky and its relevance to needs of rural communities

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.

Registration Instructions:
- Please enter your full Organization name without acronyms
- Please provide your Organization County, State, and Zip code

Sep 28, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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