4032-20: Physical Activity Attitudes and Preferences of Adults with Opioid Use Disorder Receiving Methadone Maintenance Treatment: A Mixed Methods Study

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4032-20:  Physical Activity Attitudes and Preferences of Adults with Opioid Use Disorder Receiving Methadone Maintenance Treatment: A Mixed Methods Study

This session presents a mixed-method study on physical activity attitudes and preferences of adults with opioid use disorder (OUD) receiving methadone maintenance treatment. Findings will be discussed. Application to psychiatric nursing and implications for future research will be highlighted to encourage further exploration of physical activity in those with OUD.

  Amanda J. Simonton, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with Medscape. Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Session Length:
  43 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Describe physical activity preferences and attitudes of individuals with opioid use disorders receiving methadone maintenance treatment, and how they may influence future physical activity intervention design. 

Keywords:  Physical Activity, Opioid use Disorder, Mixed-Methods Research, Methadone Maintenance Treatment

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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