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Online Course - The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic: Abuse and Diversion of Opioids and Other Illicit Drugs

Hours : 5 +1
Start Date :  Dec 06 - 2019 End Date :  Dec 06 - 2022

Organized by :   University Learning Systems (ULS)

Specialities :   Family Medicine, Pharmacy and Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Nursing, Patient and Family Centered Care, Family Practice, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioner

Conference Summary

Online Course - The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic: Abuse and Diversion of Opioids and Other Illicit Drugs is organized by University Learning Systems (ULS).

Course Expiration Date: 12/06/2022

Accreditation:
This program in its entirety provides 5 hours (0.5 CEU) of ACPE CPE home study credit, AMA Category 2 CME, and CNE pharmacology credit.

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:
• Describe the extent of diversion occurring in the United States;
• List the most commonly diverted substances;
• Categorize the impact, especially the increase in overdose deaths associated with opioids, of diversion on society and on abusers;
• Compare and contrast the evidence for and against the medical use of all substances discussed;
• Distinguish the abuse & addiction potential of all substances discussed;
• List the most common adverse effects associated with the diverted substances;
• List the sources of diversion;
• Discuss the reasons for the increase in use of diverted substances especially in young people.

Speaker: Edward Fisher, R.Ph., Ph.D., Professor and Dean, College of Pharmacy, Marshall B. Ketchum University,  Fullerton, CA. Dr. Fisher has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Topic
✔Addiction
  

Addiction


✔Drug Diversion
  Drug Diversion
✔Addiction Care
  Addiction Care
✔Addiction Medicine
  Addiction Medicine
✔Opioids
  Opioids
Credit Info

  • Hours : 5
  • CEU’s : 0.5
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Physicians, Canadian Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Canadian Pharmacists, Other Health Professionals

Peers Info
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 3 Number
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