PCSS Clinical Roundtable
PCSS offers Clinical Roundtables on a variety of topics, giving providers the opportunity to ask questions of a clinical expert. Questions and cases are submitted in advance, but the roundtables also allow and promote interaction between health professionals and clinical experts.
Preparation and Injection of Extended-Release Naltrexone (Vivitrol)
Adam Bisaga, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Video Description: This video briefly illustrates preparation and administration of the naltrexone injection. This video is designed to complement other educational materials available through the PCSS-MAT program and to be used in conjunction with the PCSS-MAT mentoring program. The video will help providers to gain familiarity with the medication administration procedure in order to minimize the incidence of failed procedures and the incidence of adverse injection site reactions.
This video is to be used only for illustrative purposes and not to be used as a replacement for the detailed instructions for the use of medication that is found in Vivitrol Prescribing Information. A more comprehensive video summarizing directions for use of Vivitrol can also be found on the manufacturer’s website.
Naltrexone: A Step-by-Step Guide
PCSS clinical experts have created a virtual step-by-step Naltrexone User Guide to assist you in your practice in treating opioid use disorder (OUD). The guide offers detailed, step-by-step instructions, from obtaining patient history to following up once a naltrexone dose has been successfully administered.