We support evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders with many types of training & knowledge-sharing events.

Be The Changemaker: Bootcamp For Champions

13 May 2021, 11:00 am

Stigma and Inequity in OUD Care (Session 6)

The current approach to people who use drugs is based on a broken system that creates racial and social injustices. Break the cycle of harm and improve the system of care. Meghan O’Brien, MD, MBE, and Raul Ayala, MD, discuss how to rebuild and reshape hospital culture.

This series offers CME for physicians and self-reported hours for other clinicians.

Get Waivered

21 May 2021, 12:00 pm

Sign Up for the Get Waivered Remote Course

X Waiver Now Easier Than Ever. The big takeaway of the new HHS Practice Guidelines is that all prescribers with a valid state license and DEA can register for an X waiver without mandatory training. We’ll help prescribers at your hospital ‘get waivered’ with some helpful tips and easy steps.

Innovations in Nursing: Transforming SUD Treatment at Your Hospital

25 May 2021, 10:00 am

Best-Practices in Nursing Management of Opioid Use Disorder and Acute Withdrawal

Learn how to accurately identify and assess the severity of opioid withdrawal, start a patient on buprenorphine with appropriate nursing management, and advocate for evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder.

This series offers 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ per session for physicians and The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes Category 1 CME credit.

Substance Use Navigator Training 101

27 May 2021, 11:00 am

Connecting Patients to Ongoing Care (Session 4)

Join us for the Substance Use Navigator training 101 series a 10-course series. We will be featuring up-to-date information by expert speakers for SUD, MAT, Harm Reduction. SUN training 101 will provide you the skills you need to get started in your SUN role. 

CA Bridge is CADTP approved provider (CADTP Provider #216). Training sessions are one hour and approved for 1 continuing education credit. Contact SUN@cabridge.org for more information.

Be The Changemaker: Bootcamp For Champions

11 Jun 2021, 11:00 am

Advanced Bupe and Injectables (Session 7)

Modeled on the CA Bridge implementation Blueprint, this “Boot Camp” series will provide specialized training and networking opportunities for hospital champions. Sessions will focus on changing the standard of care for substance use disorders, including clinical guidance for medication for addiction treatment (MAT), and health equity for underrepresented populations.

This series offers CME for physicians and self-reported hours for other clinicians.

Innovations in Nursing: Transforming SUD Treatment at Your Hospital

14 Sep 2021, 10:00 am

A Perfect Match: Harm Reduction and Emergency Department Nursing

Integrate harm reduction principles into nursing practice and use non-stigmatizing language that facilitates trust among patients. Learn how patient-centered language, harm reduction tools and naloxone distribution can save lives.

This series offers 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ per session for physicians and The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes Category 1 CME credit.

Innovations in Nursing: Transforming SUD Treatment at Your Hospital

9 Nov 2021, 10:00 am

Lessons Learned: Ensuring High-Quality Care in Every CA Hospital

Join a panel discussion focusing on nursing lessons learned while caring for people who use drugs—review how practitioners worked through common nursing barriers and evaluated the integration of evidence-based substance use treatment in diverse settings.

This series offers 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ per session for physicians and The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes Category 1 CME credit.

Request Technical Assistance

CA Bridge provides technical assistance to any hospital or health system seeking support to educate clinicians and clinical communities on medication for addiction treatment (MAT). Submit a formal request here.