Substance Use Education
Safe Prescribing for Pain
This course teaches students to identify and use skills to screen for, and prevent, substance abuse in patients with pain. (1.25 credits)
Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Rx Drugs
Describes symptoms and prevalence of opioid addiction and dependence in patients with chronic pain, and steps clinicians can take to screen for, prevent, and treat such conditions. (1.75 credits)
NIDA Curriculum Resources
10 CRs that provide accurate information about substance abuse, addiction, its consequences, and treatment in a variety of formats that can be incorporated into existing curricula.
Primary Care for Substance Use Professionals - Online Course
5-hour self-paced online course from SAMHSA,ATTCN, and Morehouse. Provides substance use treatment professionals with resources and info to aid in determining if working in a primary care setting is right for them.
Addiction Performance Project (APP)
Program to eliminate stigma: Reading from Eugene O’Neill’s play Long Day’s Journey into Night and response by an expert panel. Includes guidelines for engaging patients in discussion and tips for talking with patients about entering formal treatment when necessary.
APNA Continuing Education: Substance Abuse
Presentations from past APNA Conferences in webinar and podcast form as well as APNA publications regarding substance abuse. Earn continuing nursing education contact hours.
3026: Co-morbidity of Homelessness, Mental Illness, Substance Use, Chronic Medical Illness, and Pharmacotherapy Challenges
1013: The Triad of Childhood Trauma, Mental Illness, and Substance Abuse: Applying Trauma-Informed Care
3032: Turning the Tides of Trauma and Addiction Through Group Therapy

Recent Advances in Pharmacotherapy for Substance Use Disorders

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