Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102370
About the Course:
This course provides a broad review of the opioid epidemic by outlining the scope and origins of the epidemic and addressing potential solutions and approaches to solve and, ultimately, eradicate the epidemic. Some proposed immediate solutions incorporate the use of abuse-deterrent opioid formulations, medication-assisted therapies, and naloxone distribution to treat opioid overdose. Also reviewed are longer-term innovative approaches which incorporate longer-term strategic solutions, and policy integration.
This course is based on the article, The Opioid Epidemic: Crisis and Solutions created by Phil Skolnick, PhD, DSc in 2018.
Publication Date:Annual Reviews 2018
Course Material Author
Any clinician working in a pain clinic or pain management office and substance abuse providers. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge, but those with some basic knowledge will benefit more from the material. This course content is at the intermediate level.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Recognize the scope of and origins of the opioid epidemic.
- Identify immediate solutions and longer term innovative approaches.
- Apply longer term strategic solutions and policies.
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