The Opioid Crisis is organized by UK HealthCare CECentral.
Released On: 09-10-2019
Expires On: 09-09-2022
Addiction to prescription opioids and heroin has become a national emergency. This module provides clinicians with a description of the epidemic and its effective treatments.
This activity has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1. This course is designed for health care providers facing the challenges of addiction in their practices.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
• Identify the origins and current state of the opioid crisis in America
• Describe the basic elements of drive and cognition in the neurobiology of opioid addiction
• Discuss the clinical use of buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid use disorders.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 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. 0418-H3.5-UK19a
• Patient care
• Medical knowledge
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 0.75 hours of participation.
University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 1.00 hours of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.
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