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Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Date & Time of Recording:
November 30, 2020 | Self-paced
  • On-demand video
Registration Fee:
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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 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. the training will focus on discussing referrals for patents to the local 301 offices as well as the barriers patients have while in treatment.

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.
The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) is a multi-year initiative supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to address barriers to access in rural communities related to substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder.
Credits Available
  • Social Workers
    SC Board of Social Work Examiners (Non-SW)
    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 is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hours.
  • Counselors/Therapists
    SC Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 1 hours 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.
  • All Other Participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides .1 CEUs by Pee Dee AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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