Overdose Prevention

Heroin: An Old Dog With New Tricks

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Oct 10, 2014
  • Expires: Oct 10, 2017
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    (96 Ratings)

Faculty

Ryan A.  Stanton Ryan A. Stanton, MD, FACEP
Central Emergency Physicians
Baptist Health Lexington
Medical Director
Lexington Fire/EMS
Lexington, Kentucky
Adjunct Faculty
Lincoln Memorial University DCOM
Harrogate, Tennessee

Needs Statement

The landscape of substance abuse is constantly changing and the ongoing spike in heroin abuse provides unique challenges in the acute and chronic practice settings. Healthcare providers must understand the changing landscape and adjust their practice to address heroin abuse and how it may present in their setting.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, you will be able to:

  • Review drug/substance abuse facts and statistics
  • Observe the Kentucky abuse and overdose picture
  • Focus on heroin abuse with the recent surge, facts, and data
  • Describe drug abuse presentations in the ER and other clinical setting
  • Review tools needed to improve patient outcomes

Accreditation

CME
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

This training has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care

CPE
ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-9999-14-104-H01-P and will award 1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

CDE
This online course meets regulatory requirements for 1.00 hour credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists.

Faculty Disclosure

No speaker or planner has any relevant financial relationships to disclose. The speaker will not discuss off-label use of a product.
 
Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy.