New! Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning

 

CEU Course Description

Effective prevention and treatment strategies exist for opioid misuse and use disorder but are highly underutilized across the United States.  This CEU course addresses overcoming the misunderstandings and other barriers that prevent wider adoption of these treatments crucial for tackling the problem of opioid use disorder and the epidemic of opioid overdose in the United States.

Author:  Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder.  2018.  National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Retrieved from:  https://d14rmgtrwzf5a.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/21349-medications-to-treat-opioid-use-disorder.pdf

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Compare and contrast the mechanism of action for the three opioid use disorder medications.

2.  Identify which medication is a good option for patients who do not have ready access to health care or who struggle with taking their medications regularly.

3.  Describe four ways in which buprenorphine has been shown to be superior to single-dose methadone treatment during pregnancy.

 

 

Date Added: 2018-10-01

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