OVERVIEW

Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorder is organized by College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP).

Activity Dates: 12/19/2019 - 12/19/2022

Credits:
ACPE Contact Hours: 2.0

Description:
This learning activity is one session within CPNP’s 17-session Opioid Use Disorder Education Program intended to help pharmacists be part of the solution in addressing this public health crisis.

Learning Objectives:
• Explain the basic mechanism of action, dosing and dosage forms, adverse effects, monitoring parameters, and patient considerations for buprenorphine/naloxone, methadone, and naltrexone.
• Describe the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) levels of care and appropriate use in clinical practice. 
• Develop a care plan for a patient prescribed buprenorphine/naloxone, methadone, or naltrexone for the outpatient treatment of OUD. 
• Recommend non-pharmacologic treatments and wrap-around services for a patient being treated for OUD.

ACCREDITATION & CREDITS

Credits
  • Contact Hours - 2
  • SPECIALITIES

    Clinical PharmacologyPsychiatry

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