SHOUT Webinar 6: Discharge Planning and ED Induction

Past Event
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Noon–1:00 PM (PT)

About This Event

Held: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

This webinar continued the discussion of Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) implementation in an inpatient setting begun in Webinar 5. We focussed on discharge planning for inpatients on buprenorphine. We also reviewed models for connection to outpatient care on discharge, especially in communities where buprenorphine prescribers are less available. Finally, we briefly discussed the option of buprenorphine inductions in the ED.

  • Moderator: Hannah Snyder, MD, clinical fellow, primary care addiction medicine at UCSF at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
  • Diana Coffa, MD, associate professor, UCSF primary care addiction medicine fellowship program, UCSF
  • Andrew Herring, MD, attending emergency physician at Highland Hospital-Alameda Health System, and clinical instructor at UCSF




Support for Hospital Opioid Use Treatment (Project SHOUT) provides clinical leaders with the tools they need to start and maintain patients on buprenorphine or methadone during hospitalizations for any condition, be it medical, surgical, or obstetric. Specialists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) will provide a suite of supports: coaching, toolkits, protocols, monographs for pharmacy and therapeutics committees, webinars, and onsite presentations.

Additional resources are available in a public Google Drive folder.

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