Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

 

Opioid addiction is a significant public health concern. Its effects on individuals, as well as populations, are costly and burdensome. This course is targeted to a broad healthcare audience, including individuals with either basic or more advanced levels of medication-assisted treatment experience. By clearly defining the scope of the problem and giving the definitions of opiates and the processes involved in opiate addiction, this training discusses the principles of effective medication-assisted addiction treatment, with special emphasis on assessing the opioid-addicted individual who seeks care. Using various teaching tools, including instructive information and interactive exercises, this course will help you to formulate a plan of care, goals for recovery, and confidentiality guidelines for individuals seeking treatment in your own setting. Step-by-step guidelines derived from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) “Medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction: Facts for families and friends” will further assist your learning and application of these concepts. This course is appropriate for anyone who may be involved with the treatment of opioid addiction.

$19.95

Hours: 2.00
REL-HHS-0-MATOA-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (33 Match)

NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

2.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by Relias LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 2.00 CE. NAADAC Provider #86124, Relias, LLC is responsible for all
aspects of their programming.

California Board of Registered Nursing

2.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

2.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

2.0 HOURS


Provider #50-290 This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Illinois Professional Counselor/Clinical Counselor

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals

2.0 HOURS


Education hours MCBAP-S
This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

National Board for Certified Counselors

1.5 HOURS







Relias, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6110. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Relias , LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours

Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

2.0 HOURS


Provider # RTX050401 290
This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Ohio Professional Counselor Board

2.0 HOURS


Provider # RCX100502 290
This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Texas State Board of Professional Counselors

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

2.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Breining Institute for Registered Addiction Specialists

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours. Content Area: C6, R1

Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

2.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Association of Social Work Boards

2.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/10/2018-2/10/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, posttests. This module is Text-based.

Social workers participating in this course will receive 2.00 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

2.0 HOURS


Relias, 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-0009.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules.

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

Social workers will receive 2.00 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Psychology

2.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing

2.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 2.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals

2.0 HOURS


Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider number 1S-06-729-0220 for 2.00 CEH's

Missouri Credentialing Board

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Mental Health Counselors (MHC)

2.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0011

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias, LLC are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT)

2.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC, is recognized by 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-0009

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

2.0 HOURS


Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Florida Board of Medicine

2.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Medicine CE Provider #: 50-290

Connecticut Certification Board

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Florida Physician Assistants

2.0 HOURS


Oklahoma- Northamerican Association of Masters in Psychology

2.0 HOURS


Oklahoma- Northamerican Association of Masters in Psychology


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Montana Board of Behavioral Health

2.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation

2.0 HOURS


Illinois Alcohol and Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association

2.0 HOURS


Categories Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, MISA I or II, PCGC II, CCJP II, CAAP I, CRSS II, CPRS I or II, MAATP I or II, NCRS II, CFPP II, CVSS II
This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-HHS-0-MATOA-V2
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Discuss the therapy goals and techniques you can employ to help individuals safely self-manage medications for opioid addiction.
Describe the medications typically prescribed to treat opioid addiction and how they are used.
Explain why medication-assisted treatment is the most effective approach to treating opioid use disorders.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Opioid Addiction A. Meet Rafael B. Scope of the Problem: Opioid Epidemic C. Opioid Statistics D. What are Opioids? E. Prescription Opioids and the FDA F. Commonly Prescribed Opiates and Opioids G. Systems Impacted by Opioids H. Opioids and the Brain: Alteration I. Diagnosing Substance Use Disorders J. Opioid Addiction K. Common Terms in Treatment of Addiction L. Review M. Section Summary Section 3: Medication-Assisted Treatment A. Opioid Addiction Treatment B. Components of Opioid Addiction Treatment C. Principles of Effective Addiction Treatments D. A Few More Principles of Effective Addiction Treatment E. What is Medication-Assisted Treatment? F. What Medication-Assisted Treatment Does for a Person G. How are Medication-Assisted Programs Effective? H. Let’s Review I. Summary Section 4: Medications Used to Treat Opioid Addiction A. Pharmacological Treatment Disclaimer B. Pharmacotherapy Used in Treating Opioid Addiction C. Buprenorphine D. Buprenorphine Details E. Advantages of Buprenorphine F. Using Buprenorphine Carefully G. Suboxone and Zubsolv Specifics H. Naltrexone I. Methadone J. Dosing, Dispensing, and the DATA K. Before Medication-Assisted Treatment Begins L. Warnings about Taking a Medication for Opioid Addiction M. More Steps for Ensuring Safe Medication Use N. Side Effects of Medication O. Adjusting Medications P. Course of Treatment Q. Test Your Knowledge R. Michael's Medication S. Section Summary Section 5: Medication-Assisted Treatment in Practice A. Assessing the Client B. Pain Management for Individuals with Opioid Addiction C. Additional Prescriber Concerns D. Opioid-Associated Medical Problems E. The Individualized Plan of Care F. Counseling G. Family and Friends Are Important, Too! H. Support Groups I. Goals for Recovery from Opioid Addiction J. Let’s Practice: Developing a Plan of Care K. Guidelines for Confidentiality in Medication Assisted Treatment L. Confidentiality and Privacy Specific to Opioid Addiction Treatment M. Engagement and Opioid Addiction Treatment N. Continuing with Rafael O. Section Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations! C. Course Contributors D. Resources E. References

Staff Writer: Steve Jenkins, Ph.D.
Dr. Jenkins is a Counseling Psychologist, and a professor of psychology at Wagner College in New York. He teaches a variety of courses, including Health Psychology, Psychological Testing, Psychopathology, Sleep and Dreams, Principles of Counseling Psychology, and Positive Psychology. He also has extensive clinical experience, and has worked in prisons, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and college counseling centers providing individual and group psychotherapy, as well as psychoeducational workshops. He is an associate fellow of the Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and completed a year-long post-doctoral training at the institute. Dr. Jenkins scholarly works have been published in top psychological journals and edited books, and presented at national conferences. Disclosure: Steve Jenkins, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: David Patzer, MD
David Patzer, M.D. has been practicing child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry for nearly 20 years. His education includes an undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a medical degree from Northwestern Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. He completed residency training in General Adult Psychiatry at Yale University and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training at the Yale University Child Study Center. Dr. Patzer served as Assistant Professor at Yale and subsequently at the University of Arizona in Tucson teaching child psychiatry. He also attended the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Patzer is board certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and addiction medicine, as well as licensed for practice in both Tennessee and Arizona. He has served in numerous director-level positions for child and adolescent psychiatry. He has also published numerous articles on developmental disorders and substance use disorders. Dr. Patzer currently serves as the Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Clinical Supervisor for Mental Health Cooperative in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also the Medical Director for the Middle Tennessee Bradford Health Services (Addiction Treatment) in Nashville, Franklin, and Clarksville, Tennessee. Disclosure: David Patzer, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Joseph Murphy, Ph.D.
Dr. Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. is a Clinical and Research Psychologist who has extensive clinical and administrative expertise working in the field of Behavioral healthcare at the county and state levels in California, Maryland, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. He has served as a Federal contractor in Behavioral Health. His work supported research at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, the Military Operational Medicine Psychological Research Program at Ft. Detrick, and the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Silver Spring, MD. For nine years he was the Director of State Operated Mental Health programs for At-Risk youth in Butner, North Carolina. He developed a number of webinars and a Peer Training course in Older Adult Behavioral Health Literacy for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, and National Libraries of Medicine. He served as Director of a Wellness and Recovery program in Gaithersburg, MD.  Disclosure: Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Alcohol and Drug Counselors; entry and intermediate level Nurses; entry and intermediate level Professional Counselors; entry and intermediate level Social Workers; entry level Psychologists; in the following settings: Health and Human Services; and the following practice categories: Addictions, General Nursing, Gerontology, Home Health, Mental Health, Pain Management.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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