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Long Acting Injectable Buprenorphine – The Latest Option in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

Gippsland PHN is partnering with the Gippsland Pharmacotherapy Network to deliver this CPD approved face-2-face education.

Targeted to General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists the session aims to provide education to prescribers on long-acting injectable buprenorphine (LAIB), a treatment option for opioid dependant patients.

Topics include:

• benefits of LAIB versus current treatment options,

• practical considerations/ requirements for handling and dispensing LAIB

• facilitated discussion regarding LAIB use for patients located in Gippsland

Presenters:

Dr David Jacka – Addiction Medicine Specialist (AMS) at Monash Health

Teresa Strike – Addiction and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

CPD ACTIVITY APPROVED WITH RACGP AND ACRRM

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