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This course reviews strategies such as risk assessment tools and protocols when prescribing opioids that support patient/client safety and mitigate risk.
This course will explore how stigma undermines evidence-based practice to address opioid use disorder, treatment and recovery. It will examine the factors that contribute to the opioid epidemic as well as what can be done to help communities move forward more effectively.
Presenter: Petros Levounis, MD, MA
This course will review the current research on the intersection of substance use and mental health, starting with a review of research on the neurobiology of substance use disorder, followed by substance specific trainings and a look at specific case examples. 6 contact hours
Presenter: Petros Levounis, MD
This course describes the fundamental model of the neurobiology of addiction, including the addition of newer concepts such as motivational circuitry and anti-reward pathways. (1.5 contact hours)
What happens to the brain when opioids are introduced? Where does the euphoria come from and why does it become something else over time? This brief, self-directed online course addresses these questions and more.
This brief, self-directed online course describes the opioids taken in overdose, discusses the evolution of the opioid epidemic, reviews statistics, and discusses the presentation and management of opioid overdose.
What is polypharmacy, and what are the impacts of polypharmacy on patient care and quality of life? This course will address this and review management strategies for polypharmacy, especially involving opioids and benzodiazepines.
This course reviews the use of SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment) to discuss substance use with adolescents with a focus on stimulant use, including nicotine, prescription psychostimulants and illicit stimulants.
A retrospective review explores how a Maine substance treatment program was able to dramatically increase their access to addiction treatment through process improvement.
Learn the current data on stimulant use by patients on medication for opioid use disorder, what are the clinical concerns related to use of stimulants, and current evidence-based treatments for stimulant use.
This course reviews clinical challenges presented by stimulant users and current protocols for addressing acute medical/psychiatric conditions. Evidence-based behavioral/psychosocial strategies along with pharmacotherapies currently considered promising will be covered.
In this course, you will learn patterns of opioid prescribing in women, consequences of over-prescribing in women, and methods to prevent Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in women, including during pregnancy.
Learn how to maximize the use of evidence-based practices for the treatment of stimulant use disorder, including discussion of contingency management, CBT, community reinforcement, motivational interviewing, and physical activity.
The Emergency Department (ED) can be an entry point for treatment, a safety net, or in some cases, a place to obtain drugs. This brief, self-directed online course explores how the ED can be part of the solution.
Presenter: Helen Harberts, MA, JD
Court, treatment, and case outcomes improve if supervision, treatment, counsel, social services, health staff, and Court personnel know what to look for, what to expect, and how to deal with challenges associated with methamphetamine use.