Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN) Exam Review for RNs/NPs

June 15, 2017
8:30 am–3:30 pm ET

This full-day course reviews topics covered in the certification exam for addictions nursing and is intended to support nurses preparing to sit for the exam.

Location

Boston Medical Center
801 Massachusetts Avenue
2nd Floor, Room 2128
Boston, MA

Description

Boston Medical Center is sponsoring review courses for RNs and NPs working in the addiction field who have an interest in becoming certified as a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN) or Certified Addictions Registered Nurse - Advanced Practice (CARN-AP). The certification exam is now offered at testing sites across the state and country year round. This course will assist attendees in preparing for the exam. For more information about the CARN and CARN AP certification: http://intnsa.org/certification Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Training is free to nurses who plan to take the exam. Parking for this event is available in the Crosstown Center Garage, 7 Melnea Cass Boulevard, Boston, MA 02119. Parking can only be validated for this garage. For more details and to register for this event, go to: http://conta.cc/2szlqrf

Intended audience

Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, with experience treating patients with addiction, who intend to sit for the CARN / CARN-AP exam.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center (BMC), Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS).

Accreditation information

Boston Medical Center grants 7.25 nursing contact hours to nurses who complete this program. You must stay for the entire program, and complete the evaluation form. This program has no commercial support. Faculty and planners have no vested interests, and there are no conflicts of interest. There will be no discussion of off label uses of drugs. Boston Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

OBAT TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for OBAT TTA is provided by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation

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