The 17th annual ‘Improving Outcomes in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence’ (IOTOD) meeting took place at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel on the 13–14 May 2019.
The 2019 IOTOD Scientific Committee headed-up the two-day meeting, with international experts invited to speak on topics such as opioid analgesic dependence (OAD), abstinence-based pathways, overdose prevention, and HIV and HCV.
The webcasts from this year’s conference are available to view below
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Dr Ashley Brown discusses the value of improving hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and treatment uptake for all opioid-dependent patients, from treatment entry and as appropriate throughout their treatment journey.
*The IOTOD 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 conference organiser.
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Measuring behavioural changes
2011 marked the year measurement of delegate behavioural changes began. These measurements showed the IOTOD conference elicited measurable significant improvements in physician behaviours over the years, which have been published in the European Journal of CME.