A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
December 17, 2020
9:00 am–11:00 am ET
This training will provide an overview to the history and epidemiology of the current addiction epidemic, the stigma associated with substance use disorders, and treatment options for SUD patients.
THIS TRAINING IS BEING HELD VIA ZOOM TELECONFERENCING TECHNOLOGY. In order to receive CE credit, you must have video enabled and turned on when you join the meeting so we can see your face, in addition to registering through this page. Complete information for how to join via Zoom will be emailed to you the week of the training.
This training will cover the basics of addiction medicine including: the disease model of substance use disorders; the epidemiology of the addiction epidemic; an overview of major substances of use including alcohol, opioids, and stimulants; and treatment options for patients with substance use disorders.
All medical and non-medical staff who wish to have a greater understanding of addiction, including the following:
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:
Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Addiction Services
Boston Medical Center grants 2.00 hours to all nurses who attend, complete the evaluation, and complete the post test. Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.