Accreditation Information

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 live activity for a maximum of 6 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.

ACGME Competencies - Patient care, Medical knowledge, and Interpersonal and communication skills

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


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 UANs 022-9999-19-098-L01-P, 0022-9999-19-102-L03-P, 0022-9999-19-106-L01-P, 0022-9999-19-100-L03-P, and 0022-9999-19-103-L03-P and will award 6 contact hours (0.600 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 signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at 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.

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 6 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 7.2 KBN contact hours.

Provider #: 3-0008-01-18-1079. 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.

This live course meets regulatory requirements for 6 hours credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists.

Public Health
University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 6 hours of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 6 hours of participation.


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

  • Recognize brain involvement in addiction
  • Describe supply-side, demand-side, and general harm-reduction policy solutions aimed at mitigating the opioid crisis
  • Discuss current evidence regarding gabapentin misuse and diversion
  • Relate the operation and use of the KASPER system and current KASPER program results and data
  • Discuss results of prescriber and dispenser survey on intent to utilize the drug conviction data feature in KASPER as a result of SB32 (2017)

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.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.