{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Opioid Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Assessment, and Effective Interventions

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the pathophysiology of opioid use disorder (OUD), available screening tools, medical treatments, and behavioral interventions that have demonstrated efficacy in reducing substance use.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Review the background information about and the pathophysiology of OUD.
  2. Explain the neurobiology of OUD.
  3. Plan the appropriate interventions for patients with OUD.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 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.

Test Code: AJN0620
Published: June 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kate Garland Brown, MS; Bernadette Capili, PhD, NP-C
Categories: Addiction
Specialties: Addiction