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This SAMHSA guideline provides information on buprenorphine treatment for nurses and other clinical support staff who assist with buprenorphine induction and maintenance.
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SAMHSA
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These case studies are intended to serve as a supplement to the buprenorphine training. Areas covered include: patient assessment, induction, and maintenance. These cases can be used free of charge.
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Clinical Tools, Inc.
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This article gives advice on the practical aspects of setting up a buprenorphine clinic based on one hospital's experience.
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Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment, September 2005
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This is a training package developed by the Buprenorphine Awareness Blending Team to create awareness about buprenorphine among non-physician addiction professionals.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)
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This document provides a form for recording important information about prospective patients, including drug use history, treatment history, criminal history, health information, and more.
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Colleen LaBelle, RN/Boston Medical Center
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This form provides a list and a place to document important information that should be recorded during the intake assessment, including whether the patient is pregnant, taking other drugs, on methadone or has other addiction behaviors.
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Colleen LaBelle, RN/Boston Medical Center
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