Safer Opioid Use
Date Recorded: 6/25/2018
Last Day to Register: 6/30/2024
Instructional Hours: 3.00
Disclosure Statement: SC AHEC has received federal funds from HRSA (Grant #U77HP03019) to assist in the development and implementation of the AHEC Scholars program.
Description: Pathways to Safer Opioid Use is an interactive training that promotes the appropriate, safe, and effective use of opioids to manage chronic pain. It’s based on the opioid-related recommendations in the National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention (ADE Action Plan).
Keywords: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INTEGRATION
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
SC AHEC Scholars $0.00
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Health Professions Students, AHEC Scholars (Out of State) $0.00
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Educators/Other participants $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumParticipation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Apply health literacy strategies to help patients understand how to prevent opioid-related adverse drug events (ADEs).
Identify risk factors, opioid medications, and interactions that increase people's risk for opioid-related ADEs.
Use a multidisciplinary, team-based approach for treating patients with chronic pain.
Combine the principles of the Health Literate Care Model and the biopsychosocial model of chronic pain management through case study examples.

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