The Certificate of Opioid Addiction Prevention Proficiency (COAPP) course covers current detail regarding the opioid crisis and the wide variety of strategies and programs designed to address the myriad of issues. It is intended for clinicians, consultants and staff working in healthcare at all levels to certify their awareness and knowledge of this important subject matter.
According to provisional data from the CDC, of the more than 93,000 reported drug overdoses in 2020, more than three-quarters were attributed to opioids! Devastating consequences of the opioid epidemic include increases in opioid misuse and related overdoses, as well as the rising incidence of newborns experiencing dangerous withdrawal syndrome due to opioid use during pregnancy.COURSE OBJECTIVES:
* Understand Drug Addiction
* Describe Opioids and the Opioid Crisis
* Discuss Side Effects, Overdose Symptoms, Risks and Risk Factors
* Explain Opioid Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and Prescribing
* Understand the Present and Future – Positive Steps and Results
AVERAGE STUDY TIME: 2-4 hours
AUDIENCE: This program is intended as a professional development course of study for providers, practice managers, consultants, medical staff, students in healthcare programs, HealthIT pro's and others addressing medical site administration.
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ACCREDITATION: This course is fully accredited for continuing education, NCPD/CME and credential renewal for Physicians/PAs, Nurses/RNs/LPNs, CHCIOs, CAHIMs and CPHIMs managers. Click relevant CE button below for credit information.
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