FREE COURSE: Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for Non-Prescribing Providers

The U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation is currently offering Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for Non-Prescribing Providers. This free course will empower non-prescribing providers and other learners in directly impacting the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies.

The course will consider the opioid epidemic from several evidence-based strategies including prevention, intervention, education and policy.

This open learning course is designed primarily for non-prescribing healthcare, behavioral health, dental and social services professionals, as well as graduate level students in these fields.

As a learner, you will have the ability to select all modules or individual topics that interest you most. The course can be followed in a linear or non-linear structure according to your preferred viewing order.

HOW TO TAKE THE COURSE:

Click on one of the links below to get started on your preferred learning platform:

Coursera

EdX

Michigan Online

COURSE MODULES INCLUDE
  • Epidemiology of the Opioid Crisis
  • Understanding of Pain and Drug Targeting
  • Prevention of Misuse and Abuse
  • Clinical Care and Population Health
  • Addiction Treatment, Recovery and Public Policy Impact
FREE CONTINUING EDUCATION

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

This course is approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative-Approval #101619-02 for 15 CE hours. The Collaborative is the approving body for the Michigan Board of Social Work.