For Medical Professionals
Resources and education
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has a variety of educational resources and videos about
opioid use disorder, medication assisted treatment (such as buprenorphine), how to care for patients with opioid use disorder, stigma reduction and more. Check out our library of resources.
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital developed a toolkit for organizations who are interested in implementing a buprenorphine treatment program like ours in your emergency department. Within the toolkit, you’ll find multi-disciplinary training, process tools, best practices and how to expand access to opioid treatment within your organization.
Learn about what to do when a patient presents to the ED, how to best identify substance use disorder and the steps to start induction of buprenorphine as well as follow through on treatment. The toolkit is also equipped with provider resources, FAQs, ED workflows, EPIC tools and more.