Substance Use Disorder Training for Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers, Day Two

April 15, 2021

This training is intended to support nurses and advanced practice providers in the treatment of Patients with Substance Use Disorders. Content is based on exam objectives of the Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN) credential.
PARTICIPANTS MAY ENROLL IN DAY TWO OF THE TRAINING WITHOUT HAVING ATTENDED DAY ONE. Day Two will focus on the knowledge, skills, and care orientation needed to successfully assess and diagnose treatment needs; treat alcohol, benzodiazepine, and opioid withdrawal; understand treatment level care coordination; promote long-term recovery and; provide effective patient health education related to SUD.

Learning Objectives

Participants in the Substance Use Disorder Training for Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers, Day Two will be able to:
•    Define the key components for effective treatment of patients with SUD
•    Identify clinical assessment, diagnostic, and outcome needs for patients with SUD
•    Recognize substance use withdrawal stages and corresponding care needs
•    Identify and implement key principles for effective SUD treatment
•    Describe the Nurse/APP role in the multidisciplinary treatment team
•    Identify effective patient health promotion strategies related to substance use
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
02/15/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
04/15/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/15/2021 - 5:00pm
Rating: 
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Virtual Conference
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

David C. Beck, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA 
Jonathon Hamlin, RN
Julie Kmiec, DO
Martha Landolina, MEd
Jack Warwick, MPH

No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.75 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 
 

Available Credit

  • 5.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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