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Activity Dates: 05/16/2019 - 04/08/2022

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Target Audience

This course is designed for pharmacists, nurse practitioners or other health care professionals involved in the comprehensive medication management of psychiatric and/or neurological patients.

Session Summary

As the opioid epidemic continues to be a hot topic in the US, it is imperative that health care professionals continue to understand the available treatment options. In this session, participants will learn about emerging treatment approaches for opioid use disorder (OUD).

Course Requirements

You will proceed through the following steps to satisfactorily complete this course:

  • Review the full content of the activity and reflect upon its teachings.
  • Complete the post-test at the end of the activity no later than the closing activity date. (login first)
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity. (login first)
  • If necessary, complete the post-test retest no later than the closing activity date. (login first)
  • Receive a passing grade (70%).
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (login first)

Participants in this course must complete an examination and achieve a score of 70% or greater. Successful completion of the course also requires the completion of a course evaluation. Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported immediately to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online at http://cpnp.org/mycpnp/transcript/acpe.

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the epidemiology of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
  2. Review the gaps in OUD treatment options.
  3. Discuss emerging approaches for OUD treatment.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 05/16/2019 - 04/08/2022
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.0
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-19-018-H01-P (Knowledge)
Nursing Credit Reminder: Note that ACPE credit is accepted for certification renewal.

ACPEThe College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This course provides 1.0 contact hour of knowledge-based continuing education credit from CPNP approved programming.