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132 - Opioids, Addiction, and the Med-Surg Nurse

‐ Sep 27, 2019 3:45pm

Credits: None available.

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Review the signs and symptoms of opioid withdrawal and examples of evidence-based tools for the med-surg nurse to screen for presence and severity. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to manage withdrawal and treatment of substance use disorder, and their implications, are covered.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/21.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received. 

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will discuss SBIRT as a model of care for patients with addiction, describe addiction as a chronic illness, and identify modes of medication-assisted therapy for addiction.



Credits Available