The New “Blue” Fentanyl in the ED: Challenges and Strategies for Buprenorphine Initiation


Comagine Health designates this course for a maximum of 1.0 Continuing Medical Education credits. This course also qualifies for New Mexico Medical Board Pain Management required hours. *Registration required.

This training does not offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Course Description
(1hr) Modifying our approach to better manage patients using this new challenging formulation of street fentanyl

About the Presenter
Eric Ketcham MD, MBA, FACEP, FASAM, FACHE, FAAEM is board certified in emergency medicine (ABEM) and addiction medicine (ABPM). He is co-founder and past chair of the Pain Management and Addiction Medicine Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He works primarily for the Presbyterian Healthcare System (PHS), half-time as an emergency medicine physician, and half-time as an addiction medicine specialist (outpatient clinic and hospital consults – ICU, Med/Surg, L&D, ED, etc.).  He was the co-chair for the development of the ACEP/AAAP X-waiver course. He has been initiating buprenorphine in the ED since 2011.

Note: We need a minimum of three registered participants at least one day in advance or the training may be canceled. Thanks for understanding!

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Oct 11 2022


11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Virtual Training
NM Bridge Zoom


Eric Ketcham, MD

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