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Opioid Addiction:
What, Why, and What Now?

This course will begin with a general understanding of addictive disorders, and then focus on the specifics of opioid addiction. The presenter will discuss the general neurological and psychological process of dependency disorders, as well as the specific neurochemistry of opioids. The presenter will then cover specific evidence-based addiction treatment modalities.   Learn about the risks and workings of opioids in order to help ensure a collaborative process in helping clinicians establish responsible opioid prescribing and effective pain management.

 

Continuing Education Language

 

CE You!

Opioid Addiction-What, Why, and What Now?

Live March 21, 2022 

Enduring through March 21, 2023

Online

 

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CE You!  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity / enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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Opioid Addiction:
What, Why, and What Now?

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Presenter: Shimmy Feintuch, LCSW CASAC-G

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to define dependence and demonstrate an understanding of dependence terminology
  2. Participants will be able to explain what makes opioid dependence different from dependence on other classes of drugs
  3. Participants will be able to outline basic approaches to treating opioid dependence

These workshops offer 3 Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is recorded and will not grant live credits.

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This course will begin with a general understanding of addictive disorders, and then focus on the specifics of opioid addiction. The presenter will discuss the general neurological and psychological process of dependency disorders, as well as the specific neurochemistry of opioids. The presenter will then cover specific evidence-based addiction treatment modalities.   Learn about the risks and workings of opioids in order to help ensure a collaborative process in helping clinicians establish responsible opioid prescribing and effective pain management.

 

Continuing Education Language

 

CE You!

Opioid Addiction-What, Why, and What Now?

Live March 21, 2022 

Enduring through March 21, 2023

Online

 

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and CE You!  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity / enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to define dependence and demonstrate an understanding of dependence terminology
  2. Participants will be able to explain what makes opioid dependence different from dependence on other classes of drugs
  3. Participants will be able to outline basic approaches to treating opioid dependence

Agenda:
  1. What is addiction? (30 Minutes)
    1. Definitions
    2. Models for understanding addiction
  2. Opioid Dependence 
    1. Similarities and differences from other dependencies (30 min)
    2. Neurochemistry (30 min)
    3. Specific risk factors in opioid use (20 min)
    4. The impact of opioids on the individual, family, community, and greater society (20 min)
  3. Treatment
    1. Harm Reduction vs Abstinence (20 min)
    2. Medication Assisted Treatment (20 min)
    3. Motivational Interviewing (30 min)

 



This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: beginner
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the workshops and course evaluation form.

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations, please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification. Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling. The grievance policy for trainings provided by the NEFESH INTERNATIONAL is available here Satisfactory Completion Participants must have paid the tuition fee, logged in and out each day, attended the entire workshop, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (If this is a pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% to receive a certificate.) Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available after satisfactory course completion by clicking here.

  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Mental Health Counselor #MHC-0082
  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0048.
  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0046
  • CE You LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0437
  • CE You! is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. CE You! maintains responsibility for this program. These credits are also accepted by the Maryland Boards for Professional Counselors, Psychology, and Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals, and many other states and disciplines.
  • NEFESH International, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0116.
  • This program is co-sponsored by NEFESH International and Therapist Express. NEFESH International is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NEFESH International maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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