This session will review a paradigm for caring for individuals with substance use disorder in the PALTC setting. Historical background of substance use disorders will be reviewed, followed by a discussion of medical morbidities that contribute to individuals requiring in PALTC settings. Strategies to work with patients related to shame, self-esteem and coping will be reviewed. Finally, evidence-based treatment modalities for substance use disorder will be presented.
There is an additional fee to participate in this session and pre-registration is required. Breakfast will be provided and will be served from 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM. The presentation will start promptly at 6:30 AM. To ensure an optimal learning experience, space is limited so be sure to sign up as soon as possible by checking the session on the conference registration form.
Describe reasons why individuals with addiction end up in PALTC settings.
Explain models of addiction and the adoption of a medical model.
Discuss evidence-based treatment for substance use disorder.
Discuss the benefits of providing integrated care for substance use disorder in PALTC.