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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and Data

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 57 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Improving Surveillance1m
Why Data? To Assess Trends14m
Why Data? To Understand Causes8m
Why Data? To Develop and Evaluate Solutions12m
Why Data? To Stay at the Cutting Edge of Challenge5m
Data Recommendations6m
1 reading
America’s Opioid Epidemic Report30m
1 practice exercise
Data Quiz5m
1 hour to complete

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs)

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 26 min)
1 practice exercise
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) Quiz5m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Clinical Guidelines

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 35 min)
3 videos
Standardizing Clinical Guidelines25m
Clinical Guidelines Recommendations5m
1 practice exercise
Clinical Guidelines Quiz5m
12 minutes to complete

Pharmacy Benefit Managers

12 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 7 min)
1 practice exercise
Pharmacy Benefit Managers5m
27 minutes to complete

Engineering Strategies

27 minutes to complete
3 videos (Total 22 min)
3 videos
Case Study of Innovative Engineering ​Application: Designing a ​Tamper-Resistant New Pill Dispenser12m
Engineering Strategies Recommendations7m
1 practice exercise
Engineering Strategies5m
14 minutes to complete

Engaging Patients and the General Public

14 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 9 min)
1 practice exercise
Engaging Patients and the Public Quiz5m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Treating Opioid Use Disorders

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 80 min)
8 videos
Opioid Addiction and Its Treatment: A Primer for Public Health Professionals, Background (Olsen)10m
How Does Opioid Addiction Develop?14m
Why Are Methadone or Buprenorphine Different? What about Naltrexone?15m
Frequently Asked Questions6m
Treating Opioid Use Disorders1m
Interview with Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott24m
Treating Opioid Use Disorders Recommendations6m
1 practice exercise
Treatment Quiz5m
1 hour to complete

Naloxone

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 9 min)
4 videos
First Responders and Naxolone1m
Improving Naloxone Access and Use, Part II1m
Naxolone Recommendations1m
1 practice exercise
Naloxone Quiz5m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Harm Reduction

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 62 min)
7 videos
What Is Harm Reduction?18m
Safe Consumption: Setting the Stage9m
Safe Consumption Space (SCS)16m
Safe Consumption Spaces (SCS) in the US Context6m
Safe Consumption Spaces (SCS) in Charm City8m
Harm Reduction Recommendations56s
1 practice exercise
Harm Reduction Quiz5m
28 minutes to complete

Stigma

28 minutes to complete
4 videos (Total 23 min)
4 videos
Stigma on Opioid Use Disorders and Its Treatment15m
Combatting Stigma with Dr. Beth McGinty and Chief Tom Synan4m
Stigma Recommendations1m
1 practice exercise
Stigma Quiz5m

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