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Approx. 26 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Explain the factors that contributed to the current opioid crisis.

  • Understand the pathophysiology of pain and its treatment, including what opioids are and how they work.

  • Understand how to reduce unintended use and misuse of opioids.

  • Identify what strategies and tools you can employ to impact the safe use of opioids across clinical care settings and with a variety of populations.

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Beginner Level
Approx. 26 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Module 1: Epidemiology of the Opioid Crisis

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 26 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Opening Panel19m
Module 1 Overview5m
8 readings
Welcome & Syllabus10m
Course Team and Acknowledgments10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Navigating the Course10m
In This Module10m
Epidemiology and History of the Opioid Crisis10m
Complete Module 1 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
Complete Module 1 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
2 practice exercises
Module 12m
Continuing Education Quiz - Module 1
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 2: Understanding Pain

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 24 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Pain and Pharmacology16m
Perceptions of Pain7m
6 readings
In This Module10m
Pain and Pharmacology10m
Perceptions of Pain10m
Self-Reflection10m
Complete Module 2 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
Complete Module 2 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
4 practice exercises
Knowledge Check10m
Knowledge Check30m
Module 222m
Continuing Education Quiz - Module 2
Week
3

Week 3

7 hours to complete

Module 3: Prevention of Misuse and Abuse

7 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 72 min), 12 readings, 10 quizzes
8 videos
Prescribing Guidelines: Acute Pain10m
The What, Why, and How of Transitions of Care7m
Prevention Through Changing Prescribing Practices14m
Non-Opioid Medications for Pain9m
The Risk of Using Opioids with Other Medications6m
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), Part 14m
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), Part 22m
12 readings
In This Module10m
Prescribing Guidelines: Chronic Pain10m
Prescribing Guidelines: Acute Pain10m
Dentistry Guidelines10m
The What, Why, and How of Transitions of Care10m
Prevention Through Changing Prescribing Practices10m
Non-Opioid Medications for Pain10m
The Risk of Using Opioids with Other Medications10m
Video: Example Program, MAPS10m
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)10m
Complete Module 3 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
Complete Module 3 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
10 practice exercises
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Module 3
Continuing Education Quiz - Module 3
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Module 4: Working with Patients and the Public

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 114 min), 10 readings, 8 quizzes
10 videos
Educating Patients on Safe Opioid Use12m
Adolescents and Emerging Adults and Opioid Misuse13m
Opioid Misuse Among Pregnant Women7m
Opioid Use in Athletes11m
Chronic Pain and Substance Use Disorder14m
Conversations about Pain Treatment14m
Behavioral Interventions for Chronic Pain15m
Opt-In Program2m
Educating Patients about Opioid Rescue Drugs (Naloxone)21m
10 readings
In This Module10m
Educating Patients on Safe Opioid Use10m
Varying Needs of At-Risk Populations10m
The What, Why, and How of Safe Opioid Disposal10m
Conversations about Pain Treatment10m
Behavioral Interventions for Chronic Pain10m
Educating Patients about Opioid Rescue Drugs (Naloxone)10m
Role Play about Naloxone15m
Complete Module 4 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
Complete Module 4 Evaluation and Claim CE Credits10m
8 practice exercises
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check6m
Knowledge Check12m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Knowledge Check30m
Module 4
Continuing Education Quiz - Module 4

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