The Yale School of Medicine’s website contains comprehensive resources for providers interested in setting up a program to initiate buprenorphine treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) seen in the emergency department (ED). The website includes an overview of how Yale’s program works, links to assessment tools for identification of OUD and severity of withdrawal symptoms, information about how to conduct a brief negotiation interview with patients along with videos to assist providers in motivating patients, patient instruction and referral forms, and guidance for how to implement an ED-initiated buprenorphine program in your community.
Funding Source: Yale School of Medicine
ED-Initiated Buprenorphine - Resources for Providers
A website with comprehensive resources for providers interested in creating an ED-initiated buprenorphine program from Yale School of Medicine