2021-6: Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

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2021-6: Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

This presentation will explore treatment options for persons with an opioid use disorder diagnosis and the challenges for the identification and treatment of this disorder. 


Presenter:
 Susan Dawson, EdD, PMHNP-BC
 

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  While the use of FDA-approved medications (both generic and brand name) will be discussed, this is not an endorsement or recommendation for any commercial product. Off label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  45 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Identify the opioid addiction assessment process and treatment options to utilize with persons who have an opioid use disorder diagnosis.
  • Provide a focused update on successful opioid use disorder treatment protocols.
  • Discuss methods that help clients with an opioid use disorder diagnosis adhere to treatment protocols. 


Keywords:
  Substance Use Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, Psychopharmacology

Price:  Free


Nursing Continuing Professional Development
:
0.75 psychopharmacology contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, honor statement, 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 posttest and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed the evaluation and honor statement, your nursing continuing professional development certificate will be generated online and available for immediate printing. Credit cannot be earned unless all components of the program 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.

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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Release date: December 9, 2021

The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2023

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