Tackling the Opioid Epidemic

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Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.50
    • CPE: 1.50
    • CNE: 1.50
    • Other: 1.50
    • CDE: 1.50
    • CPHCE: 2.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Sep 17, 2019
  • Expires: Sep 16, 2022
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)  30 Minutes
  • Average User Rating:
    (48 Ratings)

Faculty

Van Ingram Van Ingram
Executive Director
Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
Frankfort, Kentucky

David Sheff David Sheff
Bestselling Author & Advocate on the
US Drug Crisis, Prevention & Treatment of Addiction
Petaluma, California

Needs Statement

Health care providers, family members, and friends need to have the skills to prevail over the anger and hopelessness that is felt when dealing with the affliction of addiction by utilizing "great reserves of love
and discipline to investigate what might help...” New York Times

Target Audience

Health care professionals/prescribers including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, advance practice registered nurses, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists, social workers, counselors, and any others interested in the prevention of and treatment for substance abuse disorder and sustained recovery.

Objectives

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

  • Discuss the life threatening illness of addiction and the enormous pain it causes
  • Discuss the plunge into homelessness and addiction
  • Describe the cycle oscillating between chaotic drug use to treatment and recovery
  • Emphasize the importance of seeing a trained healthcare professional to get an assessment and a referral into appropriate treatment

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, Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC). 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 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the 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. 0919-H1.0-UK5b2

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

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 0022-9999-19-101-H01-P and will award 1.50 contact hours (0.150 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.

CNE
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 1.50 ANCC contact hours.

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. The University of Kentucky does not approve commercial products. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 1.8 KBN contact hours.

Provider #: 3-0008-12-21- 0006. In order to receive credit, participants complete this CNE activity and submit a credit application and evaluation form online. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.50 hours of participation.

CDE
This online course meets regulatory requirements for 1.50 hours credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists.

CPHCE
University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 2.00 hours of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. ()

Faculty Disclosure

No speakers or planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. 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, Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, and Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC).