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Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Program Date & Time:
October 13, 2020 | 12:00pm-1:00pm
Modality:
  • Webinar
Registration Fee:
Free
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Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
1.00
Registration Deadline:
10/12/20 5:00 PM
Cancellation Deadline:
10/12/20 5:00 PM
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Presenter(s)
Description
Opioid addiction is a significant public health concern. It has devastating consequences for those affected by it. This course is targeted to a broad healthcare audience, including individuals with either basic or more advanced levels of medication-assisted treatment experience. The goal is to define the scope of the problem and giving definitions of opioids and the processes involved in opioid addiction. This training will focus on discussing referrals for patients to the local 301 offices as well as the barriers patients have while in treatment.
Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how to make referrals into the 301 System.
  • Describe the medications typically prescribed to treat opioid addiction and how they are used.
  • Discuss the barriers to treatment where opioid abuse is indicated.
Disclosures
No disclosure available
Credits Available
  • Social Workers
    SC Board of Social Work Examiners
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 1 non-social work hours of continuing education by Pee Dee AHEC, a part of the South Carolina AHEC system, as defined by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • Registered Nurses
    SC Nurses Association
    Credit Statement
    Pee Dee AHEC (Area Health Education Center) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.   Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1.0 contact hour.
  • Counselors/Therapists
    SC Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 1 hour of continuing education by Pee Dee 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. {Provider number is #65}
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides 0.1 CEUs by Pee Dee AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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