This one-hour webinar will discuss the importance of screening for Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder, an overview of MOUD (Medications for Opioid Use Disorder) and how it looks in a rural hospital/clinic and at a treatment facility. Presenters will also discuss how stigma impacts the treatment of substance use disorders.

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT

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Objectives: As a result of attending, attendees will better understand:

  • The 3 FDA approved medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD)
  • Best practices for the initiation and maintenance of MOUD
  • Key components of a successful MOUD program in a rural community clinic and treatment facility
  • Strategies to decrease stigma associated with MOUD


Dr HenkeMelissa Henke, MD Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine
Dr. Henke currently provides ongoing care to Heartview patients and medical oversight to the Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD/MAT) program. She also participates in interdisciplinary case review, develops and oversees patient medical protocols, reviews nursing assessments for appropriate withdrawal management and confers with the interdisciplinary team regarding patient care management. Dr. Henke serves on the Governor’s Counsel for Recovery Reinvented and as the medical director of the North Dakota Professional Health Program.

Grant LannoyeGrant Lannoye, PA-C Family Practice/Emergency Medicine
Grant currently practices at Towner County Medical Center in Cando which boasts a Critical Access Hospital, Rural Health Clinic, Emergency Department and nursing home. He graduated from University of South Dakota in 2015 with his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. His undergraduate work consists of a bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Sciences from North Dakota State University. He lived in Sioux Falls for 5 years before living in Aberdeen for a year and eventually moving to Cando. Grant grew up on his family farm near Penn, North Dakota. Grant is married with three children. He enjoys hunting, fishing, woodworking, the outdoors and spending time with his family.

He serves as the Director of Medical Services for Heartview Foundation’s 16-bed residential facility in rural, Cando, ND and as Director at Large for the North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants and as a board member with the North Dakota Board of Medicine.

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