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The Opioid Epidemic – 2 CE

Activity Overview

This course discusses what opiates and opioids are, the prevalence of drug abuse and drug-related deaths in the US, withdrawal, symptoms and treatment.
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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the increasing prevalence of opioids in drug abuse and drug-related deaths in the United States
  2. Distinguish the difference between opiates and opioids
  3. Name examples of opioids, both natural and synthetic
  4. Identify the primary factor contributing to the rise of opioid abuse in the United States
  5. Name the new diagnosis designated to opioid abuse and/or dependence in the DSM V
  6. Identify signs of opioid abuse
  7. Identify signs of opioid overdose
  8. Discuss opioid withdrawal and identify likely signs of this
  9. Name the three symptoms signs found in the opioid overdose triad
  10. Discuss the initial treatment of an opioid overdose

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Delivery Type

Online
Home Study Monograph

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Credits

2.0 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Acupuncturist
Advanced Practice RN
Anesthesiologist Assistant
Clinical Lab Personnel
Dental Hygienist
Dentist
Licensed Practical Nurse
Medical Doctor
Mental Health Professionals
Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician
Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Podiatric Physician
Podiatric X-Ray Assistant
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapist

Activity Type

Activity-based
Contains case-based material

Accreditation

AGD No. 386503
CA BRN No. 2020138
CE Broker No. 20-628942

Faculty

Jamie Surratt, MD

Cost

$10.00

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

PLEASE NOTE.  AchieveCE does hold national accreditation from the Academy of General Dentistry. AchieveCE also is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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