SEASON 2 will launch July 2023! Looking forward to bringing more clinical pearls and puns to you this summer! Step up your knowledge on caring for patients with substance use disorders (SUD)! This show features addiction medicine experts who are dedicated to bringing you practice changing knowledge about substance use, and substance use disorders. This mini-series is hosted by Doctors Carolyn Chan, Shawn Cohen, Kenny Morford, Natalie Stahl, and friends, where they discuss how to diagnose, assess, and treat a wide-range of substance use disorders. This podcast will help listeners bring evidence-based addiction medicine treatment into all clinical settings, and provides tips on how to integrate harm reduction into clinical practice. By the end of the series, they hope to inspire others to provide addiction treatment within their own clinical settings. This is a fantastic series for all health professional learners, as well as those currently in practice! Contact the team at [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]) . Follow us on twitter @CurbsidersSUDs (https://twitter.com/CurbsidersSUDs) , show notes available at https://thecurbsiders.com/addiction .
11: #11 Smoking Cessation: It’s Not a Drag with Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos
1:04:44Tackle smoking cessation by offering your patients evidence-based treatment options. We discuss pharmacotherapy, mindfulness, and practical tips on how to manage short-acting nicotine replacement therapy to help your patient stop smoking. We are joined by Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos from Hopkins (@Panagis21).
10: #10 The ABCs of CBT: Psychosocial Interventions 101 with Dr. Carla Marienfeld
54:11Integrate motivational interviewing into your busy practice, and learn the basic principles of cognitive behavioral therapy. This episode highlights common psychosocial interventions for individuals with substance use disorders. After this episode, you will feel empowered to connect patients to these evidence-based resources. We’re joined by Dr. Carla Marienfeld, MD from UCSD, @DrMarienfeld who gives us practical ways to counsel patients on these interventions, as well as bring them into the busy clinic setting.
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9: #9 A Joint Conversation: Cannabis Use Disorder with Dr Deepika Slawek
47:22Partner with your patients to address cannabis use disorder. Learn how to talk through someone's motivations for cannabis use, treat cannabis withdrawal, address cannabis use disorder, and the eternal importance of harm reduction in cannabis use. Dr. Deepika Slawek @DeepikaSlawekMD (Einstein Medicine Bio) joins us on this can't miss episode!
8: #8 Back to Basics: A Stigma-Free History with Dr. Jeanette Tetrault
48:31Challenge stigmatizing terms and level up your patient-centered language! Learn how to create an inviting environment to discuss substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs), how our word choices directly affect patient care and a three-step approach to taking a comprehensive SUD History. Let’s RIP-TEAR it up with our expert, Dr. Jeanette Tetrault from Yale University (@jtetrault17).
7: #7 Do the OBOT: Buprenorphine for OUD in the Clinic with Dr. Christy Soran
51:25With this buprenor-FINE episode, you’ll become a master at office-based treatment of opioid use disorder with buprenorphine. We’ll cover the efficacy of buprenorphine, a guide to starting it, and what to think about when continuing therapy in a person-centered way. We’re joined by Dr Christine Soran, (UCSF) the medical director of the oldest buprenorphine clinic in the country - The OBIC in San Francisco.
6: #6 Get Hip to Sedative-Hypnotic Use Disorders with Dr. Ximena Levander
48:39Decrease your anxiety managing sedative-hypnotic use disorders! By the end of this episode, you will have practical tips on how to discuss benzodiazepine use, plan a taper, and support your patient throughout the process. We’re joined by Dr. Ximena Levander, @XimenaLevander (OHSU).
5: #5 Amp Up Your Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorder with Dr. Paxton Bach
1:01:18Amp up your learning on stimulant use disorder! We are joined by Dr. Paxton Bach (@PaxBach) who is the Co-Medical Director for the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use and Director of their Clinical Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. We discuss commonly used stimulants, how to recognize when someone is “overamping,” different treatment options, and so much more!
4: #4 Wrapping Our Heads Around Alcohol Use Disorder Meds w/Dr. Alyssa Peterkin
51:22Get comfortable treating alcohol use disorder (AUD). In this episode, we discuss the diagnosis of AUD strategies to help patients develop therapeutic goals and options for pharmacotherapy. We are joined for this episode by Dr. Alyssa Peterkin (BU), an internal medicine and addiction medicine physician who encourages us to venture into offering pharmacotherapy for AUD as it is vastly undertreated. By the end of this episode, you will be naltrex-owning meds for AUD!
3: #3 Harm Reduction: Partnering with Patients w/Dr. Kim Sue
50:06Step up harm reduction strategies in your clinical practice! We discuss partnering with patients who use substances and methods to keep patients safe and healthy. Dr. Kim Sue (@DrKimSue, Yale University), the National Harm Reduction Coalition Medical Director, joins us. We discuss safer injection practices, stimulants, alcohol, nicotine use, and more!
2: #2 Get in the Spirit of Ambulatory Alcohol Withdrawal
49:10Master the management of ambulatory alcohol withdrawal! We discuss the pathophysiology of alcohol withdrawal as well as the triage and treatment of this disease in the ambulatory setting. We’re joined by our bird-loving guest Dr. Stephen Holt (Yale University), an addiction medicine and internal medicine doc who teaches us a set of practical pearls that you won’t want to miss out on!