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"I'm Allergic to All Non-Narcotics": Care of the Chemically Dependent Patient

Learning Objectives: Differentiate between the behaviors of dependent drug seekers, entrepreneurial drug seekers and mainstream pain drug seekers. List arguments for and against dispensing medication to known drug seekers. State at least three interventions that may be utilized when encountering drug seeking behavior in the emergency department.
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Buprenorphine/Naloxone Nonmedical Use and Diversion: The Role of the Pharmacist (Online)

Nonmedical use of opioids is a growing problem within the U.S. Pharmacists possess unique knowledge, skills, and responsibilities, which enables them to play a critical role in opioid abuse prevention, education, and assistance. The Buprenorphine/Naloxone Nonmedical Use and Diversion: The Role of the Pharmacist (KE-CN#PAIN105) course explores trends in opioid abuse, legal restrictions on opioid medications, and tips on identifying prescription fraud and red flags for diversion. Pharmacists who...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Treating Opioid Use Disorder with Buprenorphine /Naloxone (Online)

Opioid Use Disorders are a growing problem in the U.S. The unique knowledge, skills, and responsibilities pharmacists possess are critical to opioid abuse prevention, education, and treatment. Treating Opioid Use Disorder with Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Online) (KE-CN#PAIN104) will detail the pharmacology of buprenorphine, its role in addiction management, and various treatment options pharmacists can provide. Pharmacists who complete this training will have the knowledge and resources needed to ...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Rx Abuse: The Scope of the Problem

This webinar will examine the current abuse of prescription medications. This will include identifying the top Rx drugs of abuse, how they are abused, and their current street values. Lesser known sources of diversion will be examined, along with tips on how to prevent being a target of drug seekers. The current effectiveness of abuse-deterrent Rx formulations, specifically, OxyContin, would be examined.
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Rx Abuse: The Scope of the Problem

This webinar will examine the current abuse of prescription medications. This will include identifying the top Rx drugs of abuse, how they are abused, and their current street values. Lesser known sources of diversion will be examined, along with tips on how to prevent being a target of drug seekers. The current effectiveness of abuse-deterrent Rx formulations, specifically, OxyContin, would be examined.
freeCE.com

Designer Drugs: Bath Salts, Synthetic Cannabinoids, and Synthetic Hallucinogens

Designer drugs are synthetic compounds whose molecular structures have been modified based on chemically similar illicit drugs. The newly created substances can often be purchased legally because their modified chemical structures are not covered under existing drug laws. Since, in many cases, designer drugs are not yet illegal, they are inaccurately referred to as “legal highs” or “herbal highs.” This course gives an overview of the types of designer drugs and describes the challenges...
ATrain Education Inc.

Audio-Digest Substance Abuse

Audio-Digest Substance Abuse is a compilation of the best Audio-Digest lectures concerning addiction and substance abuse. Some recent titles include: Addiction 101: neurobiology, evaluation, and management, Another intoxicated patient, A critical care approach to reducing the risks of alcohol withdrawal, Substance use and psychiatric comorbidity, Depression and alcohol, Motivational interviewing in addiction, The case for treating addiction as a chronic disease, Medically supervised withdrawa...
Audio-Digest

Michigan: Pain and Symptom Management

Key points of Michigan’s pain policies plus Joint Commission regulations for pain management. Covers major categories of pain, common sources of pain, assessment and management in various special populations including children, older adults, and those at the end of life. Describes safe use of opioids for pain management and issues related to the abuse of prescribed opioids. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Describe the prevalence of pain in the United States. *Identi...
ATrain Education Inc.

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