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Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) Digital workshop

May 2 - December 31


As dedicated healthcare professionals, we understand the critical need for comprehensive care in addressing opioid dependence. We would like to invite you to complete the Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) program.

Why Join MATOD?
Tailored Learning: Access the program anytime, anywhere, at your own pace, through the user-friendly gplearning platform.
Expert Guidance: Navigate through eight meticulously curated modules designed to enhance your confidence and understanding in opioid management.
Practical Application: Gain invaluable insights into implementing opioid agonist therapy in your practice. Explore real-world case studies, clinical assessments, and medico-legal considerations specific to Victoria.

Module Highlights:

  1. Opioids and Concepts: Uncover the physiological and pharmacological foundations of opioids and explore their role in addiction therapy.
  2. Kinetics and Dynamics: Understand how the body processes methadone and buprenorphine and master their formulations and dynamics.
  3. Clinical Assessment: Equip yourself with the latest patient assessment methods tailored for the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) treatment space.
  4. The Patient Arc: Navigate the clinical journey of opioid agonist therapy, from induction to cessation, and explore options for acute withdrawal and long-term care.
  5. Special Circumstances: Tackle challenging clinical scenarios, including intoxication, transfers, and pain management, with confidence.
  6. Pregnancy and Lactation: Address the unique challenges of opioid agonist therapy during pregnancy and lactation, ensuring the safety of both mother and child.
  7. Opioid Agonist Therapy in Victoria: Dive deep into the practical and medico-legal aspects of delivering opioid agonist therapy in our state.
  8. Nurse Practitioner Perspective (optional): Gain invaluable insights into addiction care from a nursing perspective, enriching your collaboration with nurse practitioners in the AOD space.

More information:


May 2
December 31


Online event


Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
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Pharmacotherapy Area-Based Networks