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Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the US in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center
Kentucky Department for Public Health - (Released October 2015)

Health care providers encounter patients seeking prescription or illicit drugs in all work settings and routinely provide 24-hour care to patients in hospital. They are in frequent contact with patients seeking health care who use illicit drugs and face complex clinical and personal situations that require a high level of clinical competence, expertise, and skill. Practitioners are concerned about prescribing opioids because of the problems with addiction and regulatory oversight.

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Treating Women with Opioid Use Disorders: A Focus on Pregnant and Parenting Women

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the 2nd highest drug overdose death rate in the US in 2013.

KENTUCKY INJURY PREVENTION AND RESEARCH CENTER Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CNE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jan 24, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Laws and Regulations Applicable to APRN Prescribing of Controlled Substances

Complaints received by the Kentucky Board of Nursing about current prescribing practices of controlled substances (Schedule II, III, IV, V) by APRNs indicate a lack of knowledge regarding current Kentucky laws and regulations governing prescriptive authority of controlled substances.

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Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CNE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jan 24, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Best Practice Nursing Care for Patients with Substance Abuse in Acute Care

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the US in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CNE: 1.00
    • Other: 0.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Feb 7, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Chronic Opiate Analgesic Therapy (COAT) in a Primary Care Outpatient Clinic: Patient Perspective on Quality Improvement

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the 2nd highest drug overdose death rate in the US in 2013.

KENTUCKY INJURY PREVENTION AND RESEARCH CENTER Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • CNE: 1.00
    • Other: 0.75
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Feb 26, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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An Update on the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting System (KASPER)

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the US in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CNE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Oct 20, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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Responding to the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: An Epidemic of Addiction

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the U.S. in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 1.25
    • Other: 1.25
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 17, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy: Where We Are, What We Know, What We Are Doing at UK

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the U.S. in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • Other: 0.75
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 14, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Tips for Prescribing/Dispensing Controlled Substances Within the Law

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the U.S. in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • Other: 0.50
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 8, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Reducing Stigma: The Past, Present and Future of Recovery

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the U.S. in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • Other: 0.75
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 8, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Surviving Dreamland and Challenges of Opioids in Front Line Medicine

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the U.S. in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • Other: 0.50
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 8, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Improving Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Through Development of Novel Formulations of Buprenorphine

Drug overdose is a huge problem facing the health care system in Kentucky. Drug overdose deaths are acute poisoning deaths due to prescription or illicit drugs. According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, Kentucky had the second highest drug overdose death rate in the U.S. in 2013.

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center - Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • Other: 0.50
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Apr 8, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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