Free CE webinars to educate and empower in the midst of a deadly epidemic.

Free Continuing Education

~2 million americans abused or were dependent on prescription opioids in 2014.

3.4 million nurses can turn the tide of this epidemic when empowered and educated.

Nurses have been described as the “backbone” of the Opioid Treatment Program system of care. As the opioid use epidemic continues to devastate communities across our nation, it's time to get up-to-date on what you can do in your practice. These webinars will empower you to provide effective opiate interventions to your patients, wherever you provide care.

Free CE webinars for nurses who want to:

  • Gain Knowledge: Learn key morbidity and mortality statistics related to heroin and prescription opioid use.
  • Help Patients: Know how to assist patients in selecting options and proceeding with treatments for opioid use disorder based on individual needs.
  • Increase Access: Help to increase access to treatment for opioid use disorders in their setting(s) or communities.

The webinar for advanced practice nurses will also provide:

  • Strategies for identifying and selecting pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic treatment options for patients with opioid use disorders.
  • Considerations for treating special populations with opioid use disorder, including pregnant women and their babies, persons with mental illness, and persons with comorbid HIV/AIDS and/or HCV.

Pass it on: Share these free webinars with health care providers who want to gain greater competence, engage in meaningful work, become self-determined to effect change, and move perceptions from stigma-based to recovery-based when it comes to opioid use disorders.

Armed with knowledge, best practices, and compassion, nurses make a difference!
Opiate use statistics based on data retrieved from the Centers for Disease Control.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.