Full course description
The Models of Treatment for Addiction course outlines evidence-based approaches to addiction prevention and treatment as well as ways to offer compassionate, patient-centered care to patients with substance use disorders. It includes a detailed review on alcohol use disorder, nicotine, opioid use disorder, stimulant use disorder, cannabis use disorder, and the three-pronged approach to treatment.
This course was created by Annie Mascorro RN, PHN, CARN. Annie is a Certified Addictions RN with 9 years of experience working in addiction medicine. She currently works as the Nurse Case Manager for Substance Use Disorders at Chapa-De Indian Health, a primary care clinic in Northern California serving Native Americans and low-income patients. She helped to establish and now runs the Medication Assisted Treatment program for patients with Opioid Use Disorder at Chapa-De. In addition to her work with patients, she advocates for addiction treatment in the community and the elimination of stigma, presenting to community stakeholders, mentoring students, and working with clinics starting MAT programs.
Emory Nursing Professional Development Center (ENPDC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Attendees to this CNE activity will be awarded 5.0 Pharmacotherapeutic contact hours and 8.0 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours from ENPDC.
Participants in this course will also earn a digital badge that can be used on their social media channels.
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