There are an estimated 1 million people meeting Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV criteria for prescription opioid dependence according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health and an additional 1 million people addicted to heroin according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
This CME will discuss buprenorphine diversion and misuse and teach office-based opioid addiction practices aimed at decreasing and preventing buprenorphine diversion and misuse.
Jointly sponsored by
Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy
Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
This educational activity is supported by an unrestricted education grant from Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc.