The National Opioid Crisis

Recorded On: 05/08/2017

The use of opioids for pain management continues to grow. Addiction to opioids has become ­common, as the use of prescription opioids for pain management rises. This session will discuss the opioid crisis, the evolution of addiction, treatment modalities, and how to treat the opioid-addicted patient when pain management is required.

Learning Objectives

After the session, attendees will be able to evaluate when a patient has ­become addicted to opioids and develop a care plan for patients who present with an opioid ­addiction to include ­psychosocial issues and pain management control.

John Peterson, MD

Executive Director

Recovery Options

CRNI® RUs: 2                                                                       
This entire program has been approved for 2 CRNI® recertification units and meets the INS Meeting criteria.                                                                
*Note: Participants who attended the live version of this program at INS 2017 in Minneapolis, MN are not eligible to receive CRNI® recertification units through this online program.

Contact Hours: 1                                                             
*Note: Participants who attended the live version of this program at INS 2017 in Minneapolis, MN are not eligible to receive contact hours through this online program.

Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: May 8, 2020

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