Hepatitis C Virus in people who inject drugs (PWID)
A regional webinar in which Professor Graham Foster, Mr Duncan Hill, Dr Cyrus Abbasian and Dr Professor Rosmawati Mohamed discuss HCV in PWID in Asia and Europe.
Medical cannabis: A Canadian chronic pain specialist perspective
Watch Dr Sana-Ara Ahmed in this IOTOD satellite session, as she shares a chronic specialist perspective and a regional experience for the use of medical cannabis.
Take-home naloxone: guidance on setting up a programme in your area
The IOTOD THN toolkit includes: case study videos, an advocacy brief, a checklist for set-up and a guide to creating training materials
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Improving Outcomes in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (IOTOD) is an educational initiative that aims to improve opioid dependence healthcare through a variety of programmes, such as the annual conference, the THN toolkit, reports and other educational online resources.
Founded with the IOTOD conference, an annual event which has been running for 17 years, the IOTOD initiative brings together healthcare professionals from across the globe to share and discuss best practice in the field of opioid dependence.
Providing a variety of live and online educational interventions, IOTOD has evolved into a diverse, multiplatform initiative driving change worldwide in the understanding and treatment of opioid dependence. IOTOD also supports harm reduction efforts, overdose prevention strategies and Hepatitis C elimination.
Journal of European CME
Improving outcomes in the treatment of opioid dependence (IOTOD): reflections on the impact of a medical education initiative on healthcare professionals’ attitudes and clinical practice.
This article looks at why educational initiatives like the IOTOD conference are valuable in order to significantly improve physicians’ behaviours, examines the methods for conducting a CME-accredited event, and highlights individualised treatment plans and delivery.