1302-21: The Design of Outpatient Detoxification

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1302-21:  The Design of Outpatient Detoxification

This presentation introduces a pragmatic biopsychosocial model for outpatient detoxification. The interactive discussion will provide a step-by-step process of evidence-based detoxification, including the FDA-approved drugs and cutting-edge treatment for substance/alcohol treatment. The participants will leave with a comprehensive understanding of an algorithm for outpatient detoxification.

  David N. Ampong, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Michele Burdette-Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  1 hour 7 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the criteria for detoxification and the algorithm for detoxification. 

Keywords:  Detoxification, Outpatient, Opioid Withdrawal

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.0 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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