4032-22: Helping Older Adults with Opioid Use Disorders Stay Healthy and in Recovery

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4032-22:  Helping Older Adults with Opioid Use Disorders Stay Healthy and in Recovery 

This presentation will describe the demographics and the most common co-occurring medical, psychiatric, and substance use disorders in older adults with opioid use disorders in FQHC clinics in lower New York State. Older adults with OUD have complex healthcare needs that require a compassionate multidisciplinary approach.

  Steven L. Baumann, PhD, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures:  The APNA planners and faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  38 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Describe three common medical, psychiatric, and substance use disorders and co-occurring conditions in older adults with OUD.

Keywords:  Older Adults, Opioid Use Disorders, Healthcare Needs

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 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 36th Annual Conference
Long Beach, CA

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2025

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