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Managing Addiction Risk in Patients Treated With Opioids (TIP 54, Chapter 4): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With Or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders

About the Course:

Managing Addiction Risk in Patients Treated With Opioids (TIP 54, Chapter 4): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders tells of promoting adherence, how to do a proper urine test, and the importance of including family, friends, and others in the treatment process. This chapter explains how to document the care of the patient and informs the reader how to discontinue opioid therapy.

Course materials are from Chapter 4 and can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-54-Managing-Chronic-Pain-in-Adults-With-or-in-Recovery-From-Substance-Use-Disorders/Most-Popular/SMA12-4671?sortBy=4

Course materials are found on pages 49 to 63 of pdf document (pages 62 to 76 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

This course is based on the reading-based online, Managing Addiction Risk in Patients Treated With Opioids (TIP 54, Chapter 4): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With Or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2012.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2012

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about managing addiction risk in patients treated with opioids. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the difference between promoting adherence and nonadherence, how to do an accurate urine test, and the importance of involving family, friends, and others.

  2. Describe the tools that are needed to assess aberrant drug-related behaviors, how to document care of the patient, and how to manage difficult conversations.

  3. Acknowledge workplace safety, drug diversion and how to discontinue opioid therapy.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2 CE Credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

2 CE Credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

2 CPD hours

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Course Number 101872
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