Substance Use Navigator And Addiction Treatment Videos

Premier Health created this collection of videos to help you better understand the purpose and details of the Substance Use Navigator Program and how to implement a program like this in your emergency department – to connect patients with opioid use disorder and substance use disorder to the care they need. You’ll also find educational videos about addiction treatment.

Substance Use Navigator Videos

Enduring Series for Substance Use Disorder Videos

Effective Treatment for Pregnant Patients with Substance Use Disorder Video Coming Soon

Session Description: Research by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) (2022) states five percent of pregnant women use one or more addictive substances. This session explores how to create an effective treatment plan and the necessary prescribing of MAT for this special population in addiction treatment.

Effective Communication to Connect with Patients Impacted by Addiction – Video Coming Soon

Session Description: Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a strategy used in behavioral health. According to Satre et al., (2016), “MI is a short-term, directive, patient-centered style of counseling to help explore and resolve ambivalence” (p. 2). The technique when used effectively is non-judgmental and assist patience to achieve a higher degree of readiness to change (Stare et al., 2016).  This session provides techniques for crucial conversations to discuss addiction with patients and create and welcoming environment to discuss motivation for change.

Implementing Buprenorphine Self-Start within Emergency Departments Lessons Learned and Items for Consideration – Video Coming Soon

Session Description: Buprenorphine is a form of medication assisted treatment (MAT). MAT is The use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2022). With changes to prescribing this medication, many organizations are still working to create policies and structures to promote this programing for patients. This session explores the lessons learned from Premier with the implementation of their Self-Start Buprenorphine program.

Pharmacology and Treatment Modalities for Acute Pain in the Setting of OUD – Video Coming Soon

Session Description: This session with a pharmacist and provider, explores the pharmacology and treatment modalities for acute pain in the setting of OUD.

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