2017 Psychiatric Nursing

PCB115 - Opioid Use Disorders: Risk Mitigation Strategies and Evidence-Based Treatments (Rx = 1.75 hrs.)

Apr 26, 2017 1:15pm ‐ Apr 26, 2017 3:00pm

Expiration Date: May 19, 2020

Credits: None available.

Standard: $27.00


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify pharmacologic treatment options for patients with opioid use disorders, and select the best treatment option/s based on patient needs.
  • Comfortably recommend naloxone for opioid overdose reversal, along with evidence that supports its use for this purpose.
  • Identify at least one validated opioid risk assessment tool that can be used in clinical settings.



  • Laura Leahy, DrNP(c), APRN, PMH-CNS/FNP, BC:
    American Psychiatric Publishing
    Author/Editor (royalties)

    Slack Publishing
    Author/Editor (independent contractor)

    NEOS Therapeutics
    Paid Speaker
  • Matt Tierney, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, CNS:

    Alkermes Pharmaceutical
    Publication Authorship Agreement


  • 1.75 - Pharmacology
  • 2.25 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
  • 2.25 - CA RN/CA BRN

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