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TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder, Partnering Addiction Treatment Counselors With Clients and Healthcare Professionals

About the Course:

TIP 63 provides a clinical overview of three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) as well as addresses other strategies useful in the management of this condition. It is divided into 5 parts. The first provides a general overview to the medications used in treating OUD. Part 2 addresses OUD in medical care settings, while Part 3 focuses on more detailed information regarding medication management of OUD. Part 4 is for healthcare and addiction treatment professionals, and focuses on facilitating an interdisciplinary team approach to helping patients diagnosed with OUD. Finally, Part 5 provides resources related to OUD medications. This course is part 3 of a 3 part series.

This course is based on the article, (TIP) 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder created by SAMHSA in 2020.

Publication Date:

2020

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

SAMHSA authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Ann E. Davis

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about medications for opiod use disorder. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe key terms related to Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
  2. Discuss clinical considerations important to the assessment and treatment of OUD.
  3. Discuss the neurochemistry and biology of OUD and the medications used to treat it.
  4. Describe methods that mental healthcare professionals can facilitate treatment and recovery efforts for clients diagnosed with OUD.

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Course Number 102933
  • 2.75 CE credit hours
  • ASWB ACE: 2.5 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $16.42
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