Harm Reduction Learning Institute
DC Health

Patient-Provider Relationship in Addressing Addiction

This module details effective patient-provider communication in addressing opioid use, misuse, and abuse. It identifies and describes models of communication, applying relevant content to the process of addressing opioid use disorders and the concern of stigma in clinical practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Name the three important areas of consideration when addressing opioid use
  • Name at least two challenges to address opioid disorders with patient
  • Elaborate on at least two types of provider-patient relationships

Launch Date

October 8, 2020

Expiration Date

Activity Type


No credit is offered for this training.


There is no cost for this training.

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