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Technical Assistance

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We bring all the pieces needed to build a patient-centered Medication Assisted Treatment Program

Nursing Forum - Begins Jan. 13th, 2020

Please fill out the contact form below or follow the steps in this document to join us for 6 weeks of peer to peer learning for RNs, LVNs and Medical Assistants directly involved in the care of MAT patients in their Primary Care Health Centers covering patient care topics such as:

 

Assessments, Starting Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone), and Essentials of Follow-Up Care in Early Stabilization.

 

We will also discuss interventions on high-risk behaviors, the value of urine drug screens, how a tiered or phased program contributes to program adherence, patient safety and stabilization.

Typical Technical Assistance Follows This Outline 
  1. Site visit

    1. Meet with team/administrators involved with MAT launch

    2. Comprehensive Clinic MAT Needs Assessment

    3. Develop MAT action plan

  2. Weekly or biweekly phone calls

    1. Follow-up on MAT action plan

    2. Technical support

    3. Best practices coaching

    4. Trouble-shooting/problem solving

    5. Case reviews of challenging patient care

  3. On-site staff training upon request

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Technical Assistance / Mentoring Consultant 

 

Grace “Katie” Bell MSN RN-BC CARN PHN is Telewell’s MAT program development specialist. Katie assists with the integration and building of MAT care into your clinic. Katie is available for scheduled site visits to your Tribal clinic. At a site visit Katie will meet with clinic teams to make a complete Needs Assessment and in developing an action plan. After a site visit, Katie is available for ongoing coaching calls as needed to support the process of program development. Katie Bell is also available for educational presentations to all staff and for training depending on the identified needs of your clinic.

Grace Katie Bell