What’s in Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet? – Understanding Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

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 Learning Outcomes:Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to: Estimate the… Read more »

Improving Clinical Practice with Patients who have Stimulant Use Disorder (StUD): Performance in Practice (PIP) and Self-Assessment (SA) Activity

Sponsor: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry On-Demand training expiring on Nov. 15, 2024 Target Audience: This activity is designed to improve the competence, performance, and patient outcomes of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals. Learners will determine individual practice gaps and address them through a performance improvement plan. Learners will assess and evaluate performance techniques used in their practices. Our goal: The overall objective of this activity is to guide you through… Read more »

Putting Trauma-Informed Care into Practice in the Perinatal Setting- (Part 3 of 3) – Birth Trauma Mitigation and Use of the Plan of Safe Care in Supportive Communication

Self-paced available September 29, 2021 through September 29, 2024 Sponsor: Dartmouth-Hitchcock In this 3 hour self-paced workshop, participants will expand their awareness of trauma-informed care and compassionate communication and the impact it has on caring for families in the perinatal setting. We will examine the evidence behind and foundations of the trauma-informed lens to identify the purpose for compassionate communication and equitable care, the barriers to it, and the strategies and skills needed to improve… Read more »

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Substance Use Disorder Webinar Materials

Self-paced recorded session Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Technical Assistance This workshop will explore the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) of individuals with substance use concerns and its impact on their development. We will explore the experiences, perceptions, beliefs, and behaviors that may present challenges in development. We will discuss practical, trauma-informed, outcome-driven strategies that improve the outcomes. Objectives: The attendee will learn how to describe adverse childhood experiences; trauma and toxic stress… Read more »

Clinical and Public Health Approaches to the Overdose Crisis

Sponsor: Providers Clinical Support System recorded webinar available February 5, 2021 to February 5, 2024 Presenter(s): Alexander Walley, MD, Boston Medical College Target Audience: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers and healthcare teams. Webinar Description: The overdose crisis continues despite expanded and enhanced efforts to implement evidence-based practices, including overdose education and naloxone rescue kits, medication for opioid use disorder, and prescription opioid safety. While these evidence-based practices… Read more »

Quality Medical Care for People Who Use Drugs

Sponsor: Providers Clinical Support System Recorded webinar – January 2021 Presenter(s): Brad Finegood, MA, LMHC, Strategic Advisor, Public Health – Seattle & King County; Judith Tsui, MD, MPH, Physician, UW Medicine; Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD, Physician, UW Medicine; Richard Waters, MD, Physician, Site Medical Director – Housing & Street Outreach, Neighborcare Health Target Audience: This activity is designed to meet the needs of primary care physicians, specialty care physicians, allied professional staff, and program administrators. Webinar… Read more »