Image For Activity Cover
Testimonies from the Trenches Series - Reconsidering the Role of Urine Drug Testing in OUD Treatment (On-Demand)

Testimonies from the Trenches: Innovations in Clinical Practice - 

Reconsidering the Role of Urine Drug Testing in OUD Treatment
This is a 15 minute didactic presentation. Experiences providing care during the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to use measures other than Urine Drug Testing (UDT) to define successful treatment. The role of UDT warrants re-examination as we emerge from the pandemic. (This webinar is available for .25 CME)

This webinar is free to AOAAM members.
Non-members at $25. Consider membership!

Learning Objectives
  1. Discuss the patient-centered harms and benefits of routine urine drug testing
  2. Review on a high-level the literature on the practice of urine drug testing in addiction treatment
  3. Consider alternative approaches to routine urine drug testing
The activity is designed to encourage clinicians to consider modifying their clinical practice to improve the patient experience.
CME: This webinar series has been approved for a maximum 4, AOA Category 1-A CME credits, and AOA designates this for a maximum of 4, AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of the extent of their participation.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and AOAAM. The AOA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Utsha Khatri, MD, MSHP
Utsha G. Khatri, MD MSHP is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She has a secondary appointment at the Institute for Health Equity Research, Department of Population Health Science and Policy. As a health services researcher, Dr. Khatri is interested in improving access, outcomes, and equity with regards to the health and health care of structurally marginalized populations. Her ongoing projects focus on the health care of individuals and communities affected by mass incarceration and those affected by substance use disorders. Dr. Khatri practices clinically as an attending emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital and at Elmhurst Hospital in New York City. Dr. Khatri received her medical degree from the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She trained in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as chief resident. She completed the National Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania and received a Master?s degree in Health Policy Research.