Webinar Series: Sublocade

A three-part webinar series on Sublocade, a monthly subcutaneous injection treatment to help manage severe opioid use disorder.

Sublocade is an extended-release formulation of buprenorphine that is administered monthly via abdominal subcutaneous injection for the management of moderate to severe opioid use disorder. Sublocade was made available in British Columbia on April 30, 2020, through Pharmacare Special Authority.

Read the special bulletin on Sublocade here.

The BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and Foundry are co-organizing a webinar series on Sublocade. This three-part webinar series will bring together prescribers, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health care professionals to overview Sublocade administration and its practical applications through case-based learning.

Part I: Overview of Sublocade Administration – What You Need to Know
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Panelists:

  • Dr. Mona Kwong, Pharmacy Advisor and Director of the Addiction Pharmacy Fellowship, BC Centre on Substance Use
  • Dr. Paxton Bach, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Leila Gold, Youth Clinic Nurse – Primary Care, OAT-Reach & Sublocade Program, Foundry Vancouver-Granville, Providence Health Care

 


Part II: Practical Applications of Sublocade – Case-Based Learning
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Panelists:

  • Dr. Nader Sharifi, Medical Director, Corrections Health Services; Addiction Medicine Lead, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, PHSA
  • Keren Mitchell, Adjunct Professor UBC School of Nursing; Foundry, Inner City Youth Program, Providence Health Care

 


Part III: Diving into the Sublocade Research – Journal Club for Clinicians
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Panelists:

  • Dr. Paxton Bach, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Dr. Pouya Azar, Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia; Complex Pain and Addiction Service, Vancouver General Hospital; Foundry, Inner City Youth Program, Providence Health Care
  • Dr. Christy Sutherland, Physician Education Lead, BC Centre on Substance Use

 

  • June 8, 2020
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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