AHARTT

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • CNE: 1.00
    • KBSW: 1.00
    • ADC: 1.00
    • KBEP: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 30, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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A Harm Reduction Strategy:  Expanding Access to the Opioid Antidote Naloxone

Naloxone, the opioid antidote, is under-utilized in the treatment of opioid overdose. Healthcare professionals caring for, and families of, high overdose risk patients can reduce overdose morbidity and mortality by learning new ways to prescribe, dispense and administer naloxone.

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • KBSW: 1.00
    • ADC: 1.00
    • KBEP: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Mar 17, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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Alcohol Use in Adolescents

The goal of the Adolescent Health and Recovery Treatment and Training (AHARTT) learning modules is to educate providers in Kentucky and beyond about evidence-based substance abuse treatments for adolescents and their families.

Pharmacotherapy options for adolescents with alcohol use disorder are emerging and we will discuss some of these early studies. The expected outcome...

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.25
    • CPE: 1.25
    • KBSW: 1.25
    • ADC: 1.25
    • KBEP: 1.25
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jun 30, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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Opioid Use in Adolescents

Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health problem in the United States. It has contributed significantly to accidental deaths among those who use or misuse illicit and prescription opioids. In fact, U.S. overdose deaths involving prescription opioid analgesics increased to about 19,000 deaths in 2014--more than three times the number in 2001. 

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • CPE: 0.50
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 6, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Over-the-Counter Medication Abuse

Over-the-counter medications are widely available in residential homes and can be easily purchased in stores and online by adolescents. Families may consider these medications to be harmless but when consumed in mega-doses can pose serious health risks to youth. Primary care providers and mental health providers need to recognize signs and symptoms of over-the-counter medication...

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 27, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Pharmacological Interventions for Adolescent Tobacco Use Disorder

The nicotine in tobacco can lead to a powerful addiction with numerous health consequences.  Researchers believe that youth are at a higher risk for nicotine addiction than adults who start smoking. Many teenagers report that they enjoy smoking now but will never be smoking when they are older. However, research suggests that three out of every four high...