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The team from the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) will discuss Medicated Assisted Treatment, stigma, resources and motivational interviewing.

This Webinar will help you better understand what is available for substance use disorder in South Dakota. Loretta and Michelle will also share methods to identify patients at risk for Substance Use Disorder and how to implement current best practices regarding opioid use. Fortunately, many of the best practices and initiatives could also be implemented in North Dakota.

February 21, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. CT

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Loretta BryanLoretta Bryan, BSN, RN, CPHQ, graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1997 and has been a nurse for 24 years.  Her experience includes nursing home, hospital, nurse management, clinic and home health.  She has been with South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) for two years.



Michelle Hofer

Michelle Hofer, BSN, RN CPHQ, graduated from South Dakota State University in 2000 and has been a nurse for 22 years.  Her experience includes hospital, clinic, hospice & home health, research and public health. She has been with the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) for 1 ½ years.


South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations

Serving as the voice for South Dakota’s hospitals and healthcare organizations encompassing the full continuum of care, the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) represents a diverse membership with the goal of ensuring the highest quality of health care for South Dakotans. The association is a not-for-profit organization spanning various types of institutional ownership, geographic location, size, and complexities of service. Members include hospitals, health care systems, nursing facilities, home health agencies, assisted living centers, and hospice organizations. Originally formed in 1926 as the South Dakota Hospital Association, in 1995 SDAHO united both acute and post-acute care providers under one unified vision advocating for a flourishing health care industry. SDAHO serves its membership through information, education, and advocacy on the issues, challenges, and solutions delivering quality health care to a widespread and varied population. By staying abreast of the changing dynamics in a demanding industry, SDAHO is a trusted resource and leading advocate for its members as well as area policymakers.