Rural Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Mentoring Program

Recruitment Ongoing for Spring and Summer 2023

Project COURAGE, guided by the RCORP-ETC, seeks to eradicate opioid use disorder by expansion of medication assisted treatment services through onsite training and mentoring of both future and current practitioners. The RCORP-ETC region
includes 10 rural Appalachian counties: Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson,
Morgan, Roane, Scott, and Union.

Candidates: Any current or future medical doctor, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner willing to prescribe medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) and treat patients suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD).

Requirements for Completion:

  • 4 hours ECHO sessions
  • 2 hours Syringe Exchange Program participation
  • 40 hours onsite clinical mentoring (Newport and Maryville)

$500 compensation available upon completion.

COURAGE MOUD flyer final 2023