Q&A Modules: Taking a Team Approach to Opioid Overdose Treatment
Arwen Podesta, MD, DFASAM, DFAPA, ABIHM
Clinical Adjunct Faculty
Tulane University Psychiatry Department
Louisiana State University Department of Psychiatry (OLOL).
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This initiative is intended for the full multidisciplinary team of addiction professionals and all other stakeholders in addiction care teams, including: psychiatrists, primary care practitioners, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), psychiatric nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, therapists, counselors, social workers, addiction specialists, executive-level decision makers at mental health and substance use treatment organizations, public health officials, law enforcement personnel, and community advocates.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Implement effective strategies for recognition of individuals at risk for opioid overdose
- Evaluate naloxone for opioid overdose and recommendations for its use
- Integrate caregivers into opioid overdose strategies to address barriers to optimal care
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: December 31, 2021
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 15 minutes
There is no fee associated with this activity.
NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported "Taking a Team Approach to Opioid Overdose Treatment: Facilities, Patients, and Caregivers" through educational grant support: Emergent BioSolutions.
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The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Podesta: Advisory Board—Alkermes, Inc., Pear Therapeutics, SageSurfer; Speakers Bureau—Alkermes, Inc., Indivior.
William C. Torrey, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Geisel School of Medicine
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Douglas Noordsy, MD
Clinical Professor Director of Lifestyle Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California
Dr. Torrey and Dr. Noordsy have disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC (nurse planner)
Associate Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Mr. Penn: Grant/Research Support—Usona Institute; Salary—Usona Institute.
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