Holistic Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: MAT and Beyond

Course No.
No Charge

1.5 Nursing Contact Hours; 1.5 CHES Category I CECH; Certificate of Completion


Clinical Professor
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences,
Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Course Details

Who Should View this Webcast

This session is intended for public health and health care professionals such as physicians, nurses, behavioral health staff, and others, especially those serving tribal communities in Michigan.


  • Describe the different MAT monitoring practices and why they are needed (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.6.1, 1.6.4)
  • Identify that MAT can be part of a holistic solution to substance use disorders (1.6.1, 2.1.1)
  • Define the challenges of managing pain for patients on MAT (1.6.4)

Continuing Education and Certificate of Completion

1.5 Nursing Contact Hours

1.5 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing contact hours for this training expire December 31, 2018.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 

Planning Committee: Phoebe Goldberg, MPH, CHES; Elizabeth Audette; Patrick Shannon, JD, MPH; Cathy Matthews; Carol Jackson; Michael McCreery; Karmen Fox, MSA; Margaret Steslicki, RN, BSN, MA; Stacie Stanton, MS, LLPC, CADC; David Garcia, LMSW, ACSW; Eva Petoskey, MS; Julie McCallum, RN, BSN, MPH; Cara Poland, MD, Med


Conflict of Interest: All instructors have reported no conflicts of interest related to this activity. All activity planners have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive continuing education credit or a certificate of completion, participants must:

  • Be registered for this training
  • Sign in to and view the session
  • Complete the post-evaluation
  • Pass the post-quiz (75%)


This webcast was provided by the Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. The Michigan PHTC is a part of the Region V Great Lakes Public Health Training Collaborative and the Public Health Learning Network. This training was provided in partnership with the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal CourtNimkee Memorial Wellness CenterSaginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Behavioral HealthMcLaren Central Michigan, and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute.

This project was supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $884,366) and was supported ~80% with non-governmental funds. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

The University of Michigan School of Public Health, Michigan Public Health Training Center web-based training modules are designed to provide health care professionals with information to expand their knowledge and enhance their career development. These materials are intended solely for your educational use, and are not intended to be used as specific advice or recommendations to third parties. U-M SPH and Michigan PHTC are not responsible for any consequences or outcomes resulting from the failure to seek appropriate nursing, medical, or other professional consultation. 

Technical Information

This course is can be viewed on the Kaltura tool.  For technical specifications of this tool, visit the following link, http://knowledge.kaltura.com/browsers-and-mobile-devices-tested-kaltura-players

This is the third session in a three-part on-demand webcast series entitled Medication Assisted Treatment in Context. Originally filmed on September 14, 2016 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

This final installment of the series focuses on using MAT within an integrated health treatment model and how to use MAT in regards to monitoring, pain management, and with other medications.