Patient Counseling: Preventing and Combating Opioid Misuse
by Instructor: Pete Nielsen, MA, BS, CAI, CCJP, CADC II, ICADC, CA CCS
Credentialed for: Behavioral Health Counseling Professionals

$20.00

i 1.00 CEH

Course Overview

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.

About the Course Author

Pete Nielsen, MA, BS, CAI, CCJP, CADC II, ICADC, CA CCS, is the CEO of the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), CCAPP Credentialing, and CCAPP Educational Institute. Mr. Nielsen previously held the position of Deputy Director for CCAPP and Interim Executive Director for the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC). He also is the chair of the California Coalition of Counselor Certifying Organizations (CalCCCO). In addition to his solid background in association management, he also has a diverse background in education and treatment. He is a nationally known speaker and writer who has been published in numerous industry specific magazines. He is on the editorial board for Counselor magazine. He has worked in education as a campus director, academic dean, and an instructor. He has worked in the substance use disorders field for nineteen years as an interventionist, family recovery specialist, counselor, and administrator. Pete Nielsen, MA, BS, CAI, CCJP, CADC II, ICADC, CA CCS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

  • Commission for Case Manager Certification

    1.00HOURS

    This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide 1.0 hours of nan continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers.
  • Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

    1.00HOURS

    This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/10/2018-02/10/2021. Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Reading-Based. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical continuing education clock hours.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    1.00HOURS

    In 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.


    Type Activity: Knowledge Target Audience Designation: P


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-WEB-NA364
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-08-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe information related to American Society of Addiction Medicine criteria; Describe information related to opioid misuse in today’s society; Identify screening and treatment options for substance misuse
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Dietitians; intermediate level Occupational Therapists; intermediate level Social Workers; Nurses; Physicians; Psychologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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