ASAM National Practice Guideline Supplement For the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Abuse

About the Course:

The course discusses the 3 FDA approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder. It is designed for prescribing providers. It includes: methodology, assessment and diagnosis of opioid use disorder, treatment options, treating opioid withdrawal, methadone, buprenorphine, naltrexone, psychosocial treatment in conjunction with medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, pregnant women, individuals with pain, adolescents, individuals with co-occurring psychiatric disorders, individuals in the criminal justice system, and naloxone for the treatment of opioid overdose.

Publication Date:

2015

Course Material Author

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that pharmacotherapy is the most effective in treating opioid use disorder.

  2. Identify the medication used to treat opioid use disorder and the best course of treatment for specific populations.

  3. Recognize the most effect psychosocial treatments for opioid use disorder.

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Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Our Provider Number: 1020

CE Learning Systems, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 8 [type] continuing education credit(s).

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American Psychological Association (APA)

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Our Provider Number: 5951

CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

NBCC Counselors completing this course will receive 8 credits.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Material

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Course Number 102711
8 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $55.76
4.6 out of 5
96 members have taken this course