Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) — 3.0 CE Credits
Understanding MAT as a part of comprehensive medication-assisted recovery
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Describe: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the role MAT plays in treatment of Opioid Use Disorders (OUD)/Opioid Addiction. the three most common MAT medications: methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone.
Explain: Why MAT is critical in the fight against OUDs and why it is a model of chronic care management. How each medication works in the brain.
Discuss and Dispel: Myths and controversy associated with MAT.
Identify: Characteristics of each medication. The type of client each medication may be best for. Other clinical activities to use in conjunction with these medications. Three medications used in MAT.
Recognize: How MAT fits into larger continuum of professional treatment using the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) principles of effective treatment. Basic laws and regulations surrounding the use of MAT.
In partnership with Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education, and funding from the Employers Forum of Indiana and the Amerisource Bergen Foundation, Overdose Lifeline has developed layperson and clinician CE courses and Certificate Program on Addiction / Substance Use Disorder with an Opioid Specialization.
The course and the certificate program are structured to support the educational needs of healthcare professionals, students, and the layperson. An individual may pursue individual course CE credits or complete the entire Certificate Program (20 credits).
CE Accreditation Statement:
Purdue University College of Pharmacy designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Laypersons and all other healthcare providers will receive a Certificate of Participation with appropriate AMA credit designation.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (ACCME) is accepted for many clinical continuing education requirements and many societies and credentialing bodies accept the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as an equivalent as long as the topic is relevant to the applicant’s field or discipline.
Release Date: 04/20/2020
Expiration Date: 12/06/2023
100% course completion
80% (minimum) passing grade on the final exam
Complete the course ending survey
During course registration you will be prompted to select your CE Credit area. If you are not pursuing nursing, physician, or pharmarcy CE credits, then you should select "All Others: AMA PRA Category 1™ (ACCME)" which will service all other CE Credit types.
Your Certificate of CE credit(s) will be referenced on-screen at the end of the course and your certificate credentials will be delivered to the email address associated with this course's registration.
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There are no prerequisites for this course. We recommend you consider “The Brian and the Disease of Addiction — 2.0 CE Credits" online course ($30.00). This provides a foundational understanding of the disease of addiction by looking at how the brain is affected from substances such as drugs and alcohol and how the disease of addiction develops.
This course provides 3.0 CE Credits - delivered upon 100% course completion, achievement of 80% (minimum) passing grade on the final exam, and completing the course ending survey.
The course may be accessed from a computer, tablet or mobile device. Internet access is required as are speakers for audio.
The following web browsers are supported: Desktop - Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Edge. Note the course platform does not support Internet Explorer. Mobile - iOS Safari: 11 and up, Chrome, Samsung Internet.
The course will remain available in your account for six months - allowing you to complete the course at your own pace and return to the course later for review of key concepts.
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