The Poison Control Center’s Opioid Assistance Resource (OAR) Line Presents: Adolescent Opioid Use Disorder

About this event:

The Poison Control Center’s Opioid Assistance Resource (OAR) line is organizing a 4-part webinar series on prescribing, family and pediatric approaches to OUD care. This session will explore evidence demonstrating how addiction can be considered a pediatric disease as well as treatment currently provided to adolescent patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Survey data on substance use and overdose death rates among youth will be reviewed. The session will also cover Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) for Adolescents, use of telehealth visits, as well as special developmental, ethical, and legal issues.


Dr. Krishna White, MD, MPH, Attending Physician of Adolescent & Addiction Medicine

Interim Medical Director, Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Clinical Operations

Medical Director, Substance Abuse Services, Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

Learning Objectives:

  1.  Discuss clinical and social outcomes of the opioid epidemic that impact Adolescent Medicine
  2. Identify Medications for Opioid Use Disorder available to adolescent patients

Target Audience: 

This program is designed for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Physician Assistants (PAs), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNAs), and Certified Nurse-Midwifes (CNMs) able to obtain an X waiver from SAMHSA to prescribe buprenorphine and their care team colleagues.

Credit: CME

Cost: None


About the OAR Line:

Philadelphia’s Opioid Assistance Resource (OAR) line at 267-426-5900 offers 24/7 support to clinicians who are new to buprenorphine initiation and management as well as those seeking consultation for complex cases. Operated by the Poison Control Center at CHOP and funded in part by the City of Philadelphia, OAR line guidance is provided by medical professionals with expertise in the management of opioid toxicity and withdrawal.

September 28, 2022
10:00 am — 11:00 am
Training Type Special Topics and Series Events