{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Changing Face of America's Opioid Epidemic: History, Patients and Recommendations

Activity Steps

Description

Participants attending the webinar will gain an understanding of Opioid Use Disorder, including how America came to face the epidemic, what our patients are experiencing and what we as healthcare providers can contribute to addressing it in our communities.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Review the history and progress of the Opioid Epidemic in America.
  2. Define the behaviors and signs which may indicate an opioid use disorder.
  3. Discuss recent changes in the opioid use population and their implications for identification and treatment.
  4. Review recommendations for actions when an opioid use disorder patient has been identified.
  5. Identify the myths, realities and changes in the opioid use disorder patient.
Price: FREE

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Lippincott Professional Development in approved continuing nursing education provider by the Florida Board of Nursing, provider number 50-1223.

Lippincott Professional Development in approved continuing nursing education provider by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing.

Lippincott Professional Development in approved continuing nursing education provider by the Georgia Board of Nursing, provider number 50-1223.

Test Code: Solweb1218a
Published: December 2018
Expires: 12/31/2020
Required Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Siobhan A. Morse, MHSA, CRC, CAI, MAC
Categories: Addiction , Pharmacology