1. Jan 8 2021

    Save the Date: Buprenorphine Waiver Training to Be Held on March 4

    The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC team is hosting a free, eight-hour buprenorphine waiver training on March 4 that is tailored to emergency department and acute care providers. This training meets the DEA certification requirement and attendance incentives will be provided by BCBSM to Michigan ED physicians. Registration for this event will open the week of Jan. 11,…

  2. Nov 23 2020

    Free Continuing Education Opportunities Available

    Michigan OPEN has four free continuing education opportunities available through our website. View the program flyers and descriptions below. “Perioperative Pain Management & Care Coordination” provides learners with three continuing medical education credits. This course is targeted toward primary care providers, Advanced Practice Providers and residents. It is self-paced and satisfies the Michigan licensure requirement for Pain…

  3. Nov 13 2020

    Fall Take Back Event a Success

    Michigan OPEN would like to thank all our partners and participating sites for a successful Take Back Day on October 24. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to provide a safe way to dispose of unused medications during these challenging times, and we look forward to our next event in the spring. Please…

  4. Oct 29 2020

    Emergency Department Naloxone Implementation Guide Now Available

    The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC team has made their Emergency Department Naloxone Implementation Guide available to download. This guide is designed to facilitate the creation and execution of naloxone distribution programs in emergency departments. Emergency departments are a key access point for health care and can help identify people who are at risk for opioid overdose. This…

  5. Oct 21 2020

    Read Our Latest Newsletter

    Michigan OPEN’s latest newsletter is now available to view. It features our continued work and research during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights include our newest continuing education opportunities, fall medication Take Back Event information and locations, and our latest published research. Read the newsletter here. To subscribe to our newsletter, fill out the form below.

  6. Oct 8 2020

    Michigan OPEN is Hiring Students

    Michigan OPEN is currently recruiting interested college and university students to be Research Assistants. This opportunity offers students medical and public health experience in a clinical research sphere. Learn more and apply here.

  7. Sep 22 2020

    Medication-Assisted Treatment Waiver Training to be Held on October 8

    The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC team will host a virtual eight-hour PCSS MAT waiver training on Oct. 8 targeted to Emergency Medicine providers. The training is co-sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Michigan Opioid Collaborative. Trainers are Drs. Andy King, Brad Riley, Nick Rademacher and Aaron Dora-Laskey. Another waiver training will be offered…

  8. Sep 14 2020

    Fall Take Back Event Set for October 24

    The fall 2020 national Take Back Day has been set for Saturday, Oct. 24. This event offers communities a safe opportunity to dispose of any unused medications. This is especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic which has seen a rise in opioid use disorder and opioid-related mortalities. If you are interested in bringing a Take…