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The Connection between Mental Health and Opioid Use Disorder
Description
There is a high prevalence of mental health disorders among those with opioid use disorder. However, many practitioners still find it difficult to distinguish between differential diagnoses that may have similar symptomatology, especially in regards to mental health and substance misuse. This webinar will enable participants to summarize the prevalence of common co-morbid mental illness, explain the relationships between concurrent mental health and opioid use disorder (OUD) and recognize risk factors associated with both mental health disorders and OUD.
Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, and healthcare teams.
Presenter
Mark Duncan, MD, Psychiatrist, Addiction Psychiatry, University of Washington Medical Center
Credit Designations Available
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, Nursing Contact Hours, AAPA Category 1 CME credit, CEUs, SW CE credit, and Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit.
Core Competencies as a result of participating in this activity
Interpersonal Skills and Communication
Medical Knowledge
Systems-based practice
Educational Objectives
To summarize the prevalence of common co-morbid mental health (MH) disorders, explain genetic and environmental relationship between concurrent MH disorders and OUD, and describe the impact that co-occurring mental health and opioid use disorders can have on treatment of both.
Method of participating in the learning process
In order to receive maximum credit, learners must:

1. Review the materials provided in this module.
2. Earn a minimum cumulative score of 75% on the post-test.
3. Complete an evaluation to assess satisfaction and plans for individual and/or team practice change.
4. Follow instructions at the end of the course regarding how to retrieve a certificate.*

*Credit will not be awarded unless all components of the program are completed. Partial credit will not be awarded.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 01/17/2023
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 PA-CME Credit
1 Other Professionals Credit
1 Psychology (APA) Credit
1 Social Work (ACE) Credit
1 Nursing Credit
1 IPCE Credit
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant nos. 1H79TI081968 and 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 
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