MAT in the Emergency Department and Inpatient Hospital Settings – Dave Liss, MD
Dave Liss, MD
David Liss, MD Assistant Professor is an emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist. He joined the Washington University Division of Emergency Medicine and Section of Medical Toxicology as an Assistant Professor in 2018. Dr. Liss was among the inaugural fellow of the Washington University Medical Toxicology Fellowship as well as a graduate of the Emergency Medicine residency.
In this presentation, I plan to review my own rationale and motivation for learning about and then providing MAT to emergency department patients. I will also review the process of developing protocols instituting MAT treatment in the ED and inpatient wards. I will also discuss some of the early successes and barriers.
- Explain the rationale for starting MAT in the ED
- Describe one model of MAT initiation in the ED
- Report some of the early successes and barriers to starting MAT in the ED