Engaging Our Patients to Build Resilience and Reduce Stigma | ATSH Virtual Learning Session 2 | November 10, 2021 | 12 – 4 PM PT

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This event is for participants of the ATSH: Learning Collaborative and any other clinic team members that interact with MAT work. Please join us for a highly interactive and practical 4-hour session addressing topics that are timely and important for your MAT programs.  

By the end of this meeting, participants will have:  

  • Understood the challenges and strategies associated with treating SUD in an era of fentanyl; 
  • Discussed approaches to patient engagement & retention, harm reduction, and trauma informed care during breakout groups;  
  • Spent time with your team to develop plans and next steps for content learned; and 
  • Connected with some new colleagues in the cohort. 

Preparing for the event


  1. Brush up on your QI skills – Watch this video What is PDSA and Why Use It? (To access the video, log into the CCI Academy)
  2. Read: The Future of Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids. Pardo, B, et. al. RAND Corporation, 2019

Order Your Snack Basket: We are offering your teams a delicious snack and beverage basket to enjoy during or after the session. Team Leads have received an email with instructions to order the snack basket. Order now! Questions? Email Lydia.

Ask Your Questions In Advance: Dr. David Kan will be discussing treating SUD in an era of fentanyl. He is interested in understanding the fentanyl challenges your teams are encountering to provide tailored insights and approaches during our session. Submit questions here.


Our speakers are below. Read their biographies.

  • Katie Bell, MSN RN-BC CARN PHN, ATSH Coach
  • Ginny Eck, ATSH Coach
  • David Kan, MD, DFASAM, Bright Heart Health
  • Dominique McDowell, RLPS, SUDCC II, ATSH Coach
  • Emma Roberts, National Harm Reduction Coalition


1. Agenda

2. Slides + Handouts:

3. Fentanyl Readings

4. QI Skills