Month: June 2019

Tough Talk: Initiating patient conversations about substance use disorder

As healthcare practitioners, we encounter substance use disorders (SUD) in the clinical setting on a daily basis – even though we may sometimes be unaware or even unable to adequately address the topic with our patients. We sometimes skirt the topic by asking the patient to “check a box” on a medical history form that …

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Healthcare providers invited to participate in free training pilot focusing on CDC guidelines for safe opioid prescribing and SAMHSA guidelines for substance abuse screening/brief intervention

Ascend Learning Clinical Healthcare has launched Insight to Action™, an innovative assessment and training program that educates healthcare providers on the latest clinical guidelines around opioid prescribing and substance abuse screening and brief intervention. These guidelines are integral to improving patient outcomes.  The Insight to Action Founding Partner free pilot program is now accepting participants …

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