3022-17: Essential RN Competencies for the Induction and Maintenance of Opioid Replacement Therapy

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3022-17: Essential RN Competencies for the Induction and Maintenance of Opioid Replacement Therapy

This presentation will prepare the participant to educate RN's to be an integral part of the health care team caring for the patient undergoing induction and maintenance of Opioid Replacement Therapy (ORT). Participants will learn the essential evidence-based competencies associated with ORT.


Presenters:
  Janet Marie Standard, DNP, PMHNP-BC; Michelle Knapp, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses 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:

  1. Identify the essential evidence-based competencies that the RN needs for the safe induction and maintenance of Opioid Replacement Therapy (ORT).
  2. Interpret a urine toxicology correctly to make evidence-based decisions about the patient receiving ORT.
  3. Develop an educational training module to add to their undergraduate courses in psychiatric nursing.

Keywords:  Opioid Replacement Therapy, Heroin, Methadone, Suboxone, Naltrexone, Substance Use Disorder, Medication Assisted Training


Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75 pharmacology 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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Friday, October 20, 2017
2:45pm - 3:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


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