Opioid Misuse and Vulnerable Populations Training for Mandated Reporters - Hospital Staff, Nurses, Physicians: LIVE WEBINAR

Wed Aug 24, 2022
This Training is designed to educate mandated reporters on opioid misuse and abuse and how to report to Nevada Adult Protective Services if you suspect abuse of vulnerable adults. 
Learning Objectives:
  • Be able to define opioid misuse
  • Understand the biology and neurobiology of opioid use, misuse and abuse
  • Describe how aging changes substance metabolism
  • List at least 2 signs and symptoms of opioid misuse among vulnerable adults
  • Be able to describe at least two difficulties that families experience as they cope with opioid use among older adults and vulnerable family members
Presented by: Teresa Sacks, M.P.H.& Angela Broadus, PhD, CPS/ICPS

Continuing Education Units:
2 CEUs
This webinar is approved for CEUs by the following professional organizations:
National
  • National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)*
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)
*CASAT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6492. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CASAT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Nevada
  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug, & Gambling Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
  • CME
    • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT). The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

      The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live for a maximum of 2 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 Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 2 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

      This program provides 1 CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to ethics, pain management, addiction care or SBIRT during each licensure period.

      This program provides 1 CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids, or addiction during each licensure period.
Presentation materials are not for reproduction or distribution without specific written authorization. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in our courses are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of CASAT.
This training is supported by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1,016,223 with 83 percent funded by ACL/HHS and 17 percent ($172,180) funded by non-government source(s). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by ACL/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Details

Date August 24, 2022 | 4:30 pm PDT
End Date August 24, 2022 | 6:30 pm PDT
Registration Start Date 06-08-2022 PDT
Event Time Zone PDT
Capacity 100
Spots Available 30
Cut Off Date August 24, 2022 | 3:00 pm PDT
Individual Price FREE
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