Opioid Crisis: Overview
Date Recorded: 2/5/2019
Last Day to Register: 1/4/2021
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 2/5/20192/5/2021
Post-Test?Yes (75% or better to pass)
*For on-demand programs with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation before the evaluation close date to receive credit.
Disclosure Statement: None
Description: This program will provide an overview of the opioid crisis and what school nurses need to know.
  • AHEC school nurse presentation handouts.pdf

Handout(s) are available to registered participants (via the My Registrations page).

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
Nurses $0.00 $0.00
SC Nurses Association

NURSING:   Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurse Association, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


This nursing continuing education activity approval #1811-032PR-008 has been approved for 1.0 hour of which 1.0 hour is pharmacology content. 


Social Workers $0.00 $0.00
SC Board of Social Work Examiners (Non-SW)This program is approved for 1 non-social work hours of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, a part of the South Carolina AHEC system, as defined by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.
Counselors $0.00 $0.00
SC Board of Examiners for Professional CounselorsThis program is approved for 1 hours of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, a division of SC AHEC, under its accreditation by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
All other participants $0.00 $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 0.1 CEUs by Mid-Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Residents (MD/DO, DMD, PharmD)  $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumParticipation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Health Professions Student $0.00
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
discuss the national and state opioid crisis
recognize signs and symptoms of an opioid use disorder (OUD)
identify the treatment options for OUD and include the role of Narcan in overdose scenarios

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