Addictions Medicine: Evidence-Based Care

The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, in collaboration with Shared Health, is pleased to offer a free virtual training session on advancements in substance use disorder treatment.
The training session is 1.5 hours and will be offered on multiple dates between February – March 2021.This session is for health care providers and allied health professionals in all settings, acute care, primary care, hospital, and community settings.
This training provides information on evidence-based interventions for treatment of substance use disorders and a review of medications for alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder including Suboxone, Naltrexone, Acamprosate and Naloxone. This session also explores the continuum of care including harm reduction strategies.

Session Dates (click on date to register):

February 22, 2021 – 10:00am – 11:30am
March 1, 2021 – 1:00pm – 2:30pm
March 4, 2021 – 10:00am – 11:30am
March 9, 2021 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm
March 23, 2021 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Facilitator: Dr. Erin Knight (MD, CCFP (AM), ISAM
Medical Director of Addictions Services at the Health Sciences Centre and co-Medical Lead for RAAM in Manitoba. She also practices family medicine at the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre in Winnipeg and addiction medicine in Opaskwayak Cree Nation.

For questions or assistance please contact Amanda Ducharme, Administrative Assistant, Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, aducharme@afm.mb.ca