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Drug and alcohol medicine

Long-acting injectable buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence

Module 1 of 2: This learning module explores the nature of opioid dependence and the diagnostic criteria for opioid use disorder, then outlines the use of pharmacotherapies in medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence (MATOD) and the benefits of opioid agonist treatment including long-acting injectable buprenorphine (LAIB) products.

Practical use of long-acting injectable buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence

Module 2 of 2: This two-part activity provides education on the various long-acting buprenorphine (LAIB) formulations available in Australia, followed by a practical exercise where the learner goes through the steps of assessing whether a patient is suitable for LAIB treatment, and discusses with them how treatment may help them achieve their goals.