Substance Use Disorders 101 for the Clinic Team

Sep 14, 2021 Medicine Mental Health Nursing

Substance Use Disorders 101 for the Clinic Team


This course outlines the basics of substance use disorders/addiction, opioid use disorder specifically, discusses various models of treating substance use disorders, (biomedical, psychological, and biopsychosocial) and addresses stigma and biases related to substance use, as well as an overview of some harm reduction strategies. In addition, the course provides information on some aspects of the nuts and bolts of what it takes to provide opioid use disorder treatment through an integrated care team approach.

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Target Audience

This program is recommended for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, practice managers, program administrators, medical assistants, care managers, care coordinators, and mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, and marriage and family therapists), and other professionals interested in this subject.


  • Carriedelle H. Fusco, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
  • Nathan Mullins, MD, FACOG
  • Zach T. White, LCSW, LCAS, CCS


Substance Use Disorders 101 for the Clinic Team (September Session)
9/14 6:00 PM–8:00 PM


.200 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.2 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

2.000 Contact Hours

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 2.0 contact hours.

2.000 Contact Hours

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 2.0 Contact Hours.

2.000 NBCC Hours

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5514. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 2.0 hours

2.000 NAADAC

This course has been approved by MAHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #165445. MAHEC is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Approved for 2.00 hours.

2.000 Nursing Contact Hours

Participants must attend the entire activity to receive credit.

2.0 Nursing Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1855

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation."

2.000 CME for Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

2.000 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM

Accreditation: The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2.000 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

MAHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved Provider of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. Approved for 2.0 hours Category A.


$35.00 Early Registration Fee
Applies 11/19/20–9/7/21
$50.00 Registration Fee
Applies 9/8/21–9/14/21
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