Originally recorded July 27 as part of the ASAN 2021 Summer Webinar Series, see https://addictionnursing.org/summer for details.
This presentation is not eligible for Nursing CE.
Connie C. Mele, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, NE-BC, LCAS, FIAAN; CCM Counseling, PLLC; Charlotte, North Carolina
This webinar will discuss the disease process for those with an opioid addiction. Discuss how the opioid epidemic developed and what impact the pandemic had on opioid disorders. Medication assisted treatment as well as other treatment options will be described.
Understand the disease process of opioid addiction.
Describe the opioid epidemic.
Discuss the impact of the pandemic on opioid disorders.
Understand the medications used for medication assisted treatment as well as other treatment options.