The OPioid Crisis

The Opiod Crisis webinar in now at capacity and can no longer support additional registrants. The recorded version of this webinar will be available on the the AAOHN website by Tuesday, February 13, 2018. 

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

Members: FREE
Nonmembers: $20

Course Description:

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.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:

  1. Review national statistics related to opioid use, overdoses, and deaths
  2. Explore factors that have contributed to the current opioid epidemic
  3. Describe a community-based model to address this problem
  4. Consider new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline for prescribing opioids
  5. 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).

Presenter Information: 

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 and President (2016-2018) of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

AAOHN Education Joint Provider:

University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering


Click here for the webinar handouts