free On-Demand training
Sponsor: Opioid Response Network in collaboration with the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
This presentation will explore substance use disorders in the older adult population, and how unique age-related physiological and social changes present unique challenges for the identification and treatment of this disorder.
Presenter: Kathleen Schachman, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FIAAN
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Estimate the prevalence of substance use/misuse in older adults.
- Understand risk factors that may influence this population’s use/misuse of substances.
- Understand physiological differences with aging.
- List three potential treatment approaches that are safe, effective, and tailored to the unique strengths and needs of the older adult who has a substance use disorder (SUD).
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This is an open ended event