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Safer Opioid Use

Program Date & Time:
June 25, 2018
Modality:
  • Online module
Registration Fee:
Free
Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
3.00
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
0.00
Experiential Hours (AHEC Scholars):
3.00
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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

Objectives

At the 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.
Disclosures
SC AHEC has received federal funds from HRSA (Grant #U77HP03019) to assist in the development and implementation of the AHEC Scholars program.
Credits Available
  • SC AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • Health Professions Students, AHEC Scholars (Out of State)
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • Educators/Other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 3 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
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