Screening and Assessment for Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

$12.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Intermediate

 

CE Course Description

This CE course describes screening and assessment procedures and important considerations that might be made during and shortly after admission to an OTP, as well as assessment techniques and considerations that are important to ongoing medication assisted treatment (MAT).

Article Author: Steven Batki, M.D., et al.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the factors that often predict treatment failure.

2.  Enumerate recommended responses to indicators of suicidality.

3.  Examine under what circumstances an exception to the 1-year addiction history requirement may be invoked.

4.  Elucidate how to address negative staff attitudes about MAT.

5.  Identify the riskiest stage of MAT and for which proper medical assessment requires an understanding of the pharmacology of treatment medication.

6.  Describe the benefit of a team approach.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

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Added On: 2017-05-15

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