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Pathways to Safer Opioid Use

Sponsors
American Public Health Association, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Purpose

Pathways to Safer Opioid Use is an interactive, online training with a focus on the appropriate, safe, and effective use of opioids to manage chronic pain.

Objectives of the course include:

  • Apply health literacy strategies to help patients understand how to prevent opioid-related adverse drug events (ADE)
  • Identify risk factors, opioid medications, and interactions that increase people’s risk for opioid-related ADEs
  • Use a multidisciplinary, team-based approach for treating patients with chronic pain
  • Combine the principles of the Health Literate Care Model and the biopsychosocial model of chronic pain management through case study examples

Continuing education credit (CME and CPE) is available after completing the course and taking a post-test.

Eligibility

The training is intended for:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Public health professionals, including health educators and interdisciplinary public health practitioners
  • Students in health-related fields
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

This course is offered at no cost.

Application process

A course registration link is available on the program website.

The course will take approximately one hour to complete. Because it is not possible to save an incomplete training, be sure to allow adequate time to complete the training in a single sitting.

Tagged as
Health literacy · Health workforce education and training · Illicit drug use · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physicians · Prescription drug abuse · Primary care · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention



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