Opioid Abuse: Specials Populations and Prevention (NA1871)
Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA
Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRCC, Delaware BON, FCB, GA-SBWC, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC, RNs, VRA-Canada
Credit Hours: 12
CCM Credit Hours: 6
This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.
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- Discuss opioid abuse and the origins of the current epidemic.
- List available treatment options, including traditional and complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments.
- Identify treatment barriers for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
- Explain how opioid abuse has affected special populations and the various processes that have begun to treat the abuse.
- Present the findings of The President's Commission On Combating Drug Addiction And The Opioid Crisis and the recommendations of that commission.
- Discuss the importance of prevention and what steps are being taken to prevent ongoing opioid abuse.
- Big Pharma and the opioid crisis
- Great opioid debate of 2012
- Opioid abuse in veterans
- Opioid abuse in elderly
- Opioid abuse in Native American communities
- Opioid abuse and prison populations
- Treatment for opioid use disorder and barriers to treatment
- Pain management with opioids in chronic pain
- Difficulty of treating pain for patients with SUD
- Findings of federal commission on opioid abuse
a. Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing guidelines for general healthcare providers
b. The Joint Commission's new pain guidelines
c. CDC new opioid prescribing