Substance Use in the Elderly
AVAILABLE: June 30, 2023
REGISTRATION: Open now
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 30 minutes
AVAILABLE CREDIT FOR PHYSICIANS: 0.50 AOA Category 1-B and 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
AVAILABLE CEU CREDIT: 0.50 credit, completion certificate submitted to respective board for approval
This podcast is one of 18 interviews that will provide standardized, comprehensive, easily accessible, evidence-based education on best practices and current laws regarding opioids for professionals throughout the State. This 1 recorded podcast interview focuses on the incidence of substance use disorders (SUDs) in older adults, most commonly abused substances, assessment, and treatment guidelines.
TARGET AUDIENCE: New Jersey Physicians; Podiatrists; Physician Assistants; Certified Nurse Midwives; Dentists; Advanced Practice Nurses; Social Workers; Psychologists; Marriage & Family Therapists; and Professional Counselors.
OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Educate patients and their families on Narcan and its importance
- Identify the most commonly abused substances in the elderly population
- Implement strategies for treating substance use in the elderly in conjunction with their families
Available CME Credit for Physicians:
Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.
Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AOA Category 1-A credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine (Rowan-Virtua SOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine designates this enduring activity for 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
To receive full credit, you must be present for the entire recorded podcast interview.
All listed health care professionals must complete the Pre-Assessment, Post Assessment, and Knowledge Assessment to receive a certificate of completion.
All listed health care professionals must complete the Attestation Form, and Outcome Survey/Evaluation. Upon completion of these items, Physicians will receive a CME certificate.
Hearing Impaired Registrants: This recorded podcast interview contains closed captioning.
For questions pertaining to AOA and ACCME CME credits, please contact CME office at firstname.lastname@example.org
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