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Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program

This course is held under the auspices of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Ontario.

 
 

 Description/Learning objectives

 

​The Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program has been developed to prepare physicians, pharmacists, nurses and counsellors to provide a comprehensive range of services for people with opioid dependence.

All professionals are encouraged to complete the entire certificate program, to improve their skills and knowledge in treating opioid dependence. As of January 1, 2009, physicians are required to complete the certificate program within three years of receiving their methadone exemption.

 
Participants who are not pursing the Certificate have the option of taking elective courses independently.
 

The certificate program consists of  the Opioid Dependence Treatment Core Course (ODT) and three or four elective courses (listed below):

 

 Target audience

 
​Pharmacists, Physicians and Therapists
 

 Requirements/Prerequisites

 

The Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program has been developed to prepare physicians, pharmacists, nurses and counsellors to provide a comprehensive range of services for people with opioid dependence.

All professionals are encouraged to complete the entire certificate program, to improve their skills and knowledge in treating opioid dependence. As of January 1, 2009, physicians are required to complete the certificate program within three years of receiving their methadone exemption.
 
Participants who are not pursing the Certificate have the option of taking elective courses independently.

The certificate program consists of  the Opioid Dependence Treatment Core Course (ODT) and three or four elective courses (listed below): 
 

 

 

 Certification/Credits

 
​For details on specific credits for each course, refer to individual course descriptions.
 

 Accreditation

 
​Each course is accredited for continuing education credits based on the length of the course and the type of activities offered.
 

 Contact

 
Robyn Steidman
Education Assistant
Tel. 416-535-8501 x6640
fax. 416-595-6617

email. robyn.steidman@camh.ca
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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