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Opioid Reduction Options 2.0: Moving the Needle

With the U.S. opioid epidemic moving into a fourth decade, health care professionals continue to take on the challenge and formulate best practices in pain management. This five-module course will provide an overview of the current state of the opioid crisis, an introduction to non-opioid treatment strategies, and recommendations related to opioid reduction. Emphasis will be placed on marginalized communities and maternal infant health.

At the conclusion of this educational presentation, the participant will be able to:
a. Define key terms (Opioid Use Disorder, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Social Determinants of Health, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Medication for Opioid Use Disorder).
b. Interpret how OUD may impact a pregnant individual’s and a newborn infant’s health.
c. Describe multimodal pain management strategies providers can implement.
d. Recognize the obstacles that impact prevention, treatment, and recovery from OUD.
e. Identify the three FDA-approved medications for treatment of opioid dependence.
f. Review strategies a provider can support to foster opioid reduction.

Medical Society of New Jersey Accreditation Statement
NJHA-HRET is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing education for physicians. NJHA-HRET designates live web-based activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

New Jersey State Nurses Association Accreditation Statement:
NJHA-HRET is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Provisional Provider Number P-131-3/2022
This activity awards 1.5 nursing contact hours.
The planning committee, presenters, facility, authors, and content reviewers have no conflicts of interest to disclose. Disclosure forms are required and reviewed for any issues. Speakers are required to present balanced and unbiased presentations. The presentation’s content has been reviewed and any bias has been eliminated.
Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by HRET, NJSNA, ANCC Commission on Accreditation of any commercial products displayed with this program.

Financial Disclosures
Funding for this training was made possible (in part) by New Jersey Department of Health, PHILEP Emergency Funding 2019 (PHLP19EMG001), 19EMG ORO – Opioid Reduction Options . The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the New Jersey Department of Health, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the State of New Jersey.

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