Patient Counseling: Preventing and Combating Opioid Misuse - JA0008057-0000-19-364-H04-P

Patient Counseling: Preventing and Combating Opioid Misuse

by Pete Nielsen, MA, BS, CAI, CCJP, CADC II, ICADC, CA CCS
JA0008057-0000-19-364-H04-P
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This course is credentialed for:
Pharmacy (1.00 Contact Hr)

Summary:

Education is a key component of healthcare for which we could all use more time. In the midst of competing demands for planning care, implementing clinical interventions, and documentation, healthcare professionals find themselves trying to carve out quality time for patient education. With the current opioid epidemic, what is critical information professionals need to know to assess the nature of patient’s and client’s opioid use, provide education and/or counseling for opioid use, and refer persons to applicable resources for substance misuse or abuse.

Objectives:

The goal of this presentation is to discuss assessment of and resources for opioid misuse and substance use disorder. Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
  • Describe information related to opioid misuse in today’s society
  • Identify screening and treatment options for substance misuse
  • Describe information related to American Society of Addiction Medicine criteria
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, ARNPs/APRNs, dietitians/nutritionists, nursing assistants, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physicians, physicians assistants, psychiatrists, and social workers.
 
Pharmacists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider # 50-1489).
 
Type of Activity: Knowledge