The OPioid Crisis
Course Type: Webinar
Contact Hours: 1.0
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
- Pacific: 9:00am - 10:00am
- Mountain: 10:00am - 11:00am
- Central: 11:00am - 12:00pm
- Eastern: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Opioid overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S.. This presentation will help viewers understand factors contributing to the opioid epidemic in the United States; CDC guidelines for the prescribing of opioids for chronic pain.
Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:
- Review national statistics related to opioid use, overdoses, and deaths
- Explore factors that have contributed to the current opioid epidemic
- Describe a community-based model to address this problem
- Consider new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline for prescribing opioids
- Engage in questions, answers, and discussion related to this topic
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is additionally approved as a CNE provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (#CEP9283).
Stephen Strobbe PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC,CARN-AP, FIAAN, FAAN is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry
AAOHN Education Joint Provider:
University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering
Handouts will be available closer to the webinar date.