The Summer Improving Outcomes in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (IOTOD) webinar took place in September, discussing individual responses to treatment and using quality of life variables as outcome measures in opioid dependent patients.
The 60-minute IOTOD Summer webinar, titled “A holistic approach to opioid dependency treatment: managing patient complexity in practice”, was led by Prof. Catriona Matheson, Stirling University, UK and joined by Dr Yasir Abbasi, VIA, UK. The topics covered individual responses to treatment and using quality of life variables as outcome measures in opioid dependent patients.
This expert webinar attracted both primary and secondary healthcare clinicians looking to improve care and management of opioid-dependent patients. Using a case study example, Dr Abbasi discussed using outcome measures to provide succinct clinical information, and how implementing outcome measures in clinical service correlates to improvement for patients achieving success. The webinar attracted >450 registrations, with 180 attending live on the day.
The speakers received 42 questions from the audience, with >140 attendees staying online for an additional 15 minutes after the webinar was due to end in order to hear more from our engaging speakers.
The IOTOD Summer webinar is now available on-demand on the IOTOD website.
Both recruitment to the live webinar, and the on-demand marketing, is done to our community of primary and secondary care healthcare professionals via our media brands, as well as the well-established IOTOD community. The audience includes addiction specialists, GPs, primary care nurses, community pharmacists, psychiatrists, as well as other healthcare professionals interested in the management of opioid use disorder across the UK and Europe.
The educational programme is run at arm’s length from the financial supporters and all content is created by the faculty. No funder has had input into the content of the materials or presentations used in the educational programme. PCM Scientific is the medical education company acting as scientific secretariat and webinar organiser.