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November 16, 2017- An Opioid Primer: Legislative, Policy, & Practice

Join ANA and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the complimentary webinar, An Opioid Primer: Legislative, Policy, & Practice on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 12 p.m. ET. Learn how the opioid epidemic evolved and the interrelated legislative, policy, and practice implications in trying to address the dilemma.

Following this webinar, nurses will be able to:

  1. Identify early and later opioid effects on the brain and illustrate how the brain changes over time with opioid use.
  2. Identify the IOM's four level barriers to effective pain management and list two examples of each level barrier.
  3. Define the Prescription Drug Management Program and its role in state and national drug monitoring efforts.
  4. Describe current drug treatment options and list three barriers to medication assisted treatment programs.