AchieveCE The Opioid Epidemic: Searching for Solutions Webcast

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Key Features

  • Video-based Learning 
  • Downloadable Handout
  • Desktop, Mobile, and Tablet friendly.
  • Self-Paced Learning
  • No Time Limits or Expiration
  • Includes an evaluation and assessment
  • Downloadable Certificate
  • Credits are reported to CE Broker and/or CPE automatically within 24 hours

Topics Covered

Background on Opioid Overdose
National Drug-Involved Overdose Deaths
The Opioid Epidemic in America
Opioid Prescribing Rates
Heroin Use and Deaths
What are Opioids?
What is an Opioid Overdoes?
Risk Factors
Side Effects
Detoxification/ Maintenance
Treatment Guidelines
Methadone vs Buprenorphine
Special Populations: Pregnancy and Adolescents
Updates in Treatment

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Discuss the pertinent nature of opioid use/abuse throughout the United States
2. Describe how to recognize and treat an opioid/heroin overdose
3. Describe risks associated with an opioid/heroin overdose
4. List current and upcoming treatment options for opioid use disorder

Target Audience

Dental Professional, Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physician, Physician Assistant

Additional credit info

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Continuing Education Company, Inc. and AchieveCE. Continuing Education Company, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Continuing Education Company, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-869919. Universal Activity Number: Pharmacist: 0657-0000-21-071-H01-P Pharmacy Technician: 0657-0000-21-071-H01-T AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268. Start Date: 07/14/2022 Expiration Date: 01/14/2023 AchieveCE’s dental CE courses are accredited through the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) with provider ID #386503.

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