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Each training day will run from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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(WEBINAR) Prescription Drug Abuse focusing on Opioids in Older Adults

CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
0.3 IACET CE's

About This Course

Individuals will learn prevalence and contributing factors to prescription opioid use and addiction in older adults. This training will discuss commonly prescribed opioids and populations of older adults that may be more at risk for over-prescription or addiction. Signs and symptoms of prescription opioid addiction and treatment interventions will be discussed. Protective factors in the older adult population and future directions for reducing opioid addiction due to prescriptions will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Recognize commonly prescribed opioid medications, prescription uses and strengths.
  2. Identify factors that have led to the opioid crisis and outcomes of recent court cases.
  3. Learn prevalence rates of opioid prescribing and addiction in older adults, factors that have contributed to over-prescription and current trends in prescribing.
  4. Explore options for treatment and intervention for older adults and how to assist older adults in rehabilitation and ongoing recovery.
Intended Audience: 

D & A Providers

Instructional Level: 


Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CEU certificates will be emailed to participants within 30 business days of training. Certificates of Attendance will be available to download from the Learning Hub once the evaluation is successfully submitted.

Credit Statements: 

BHTEN is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. 
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BHTEN offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.  BHTEN is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this program.
(0.3 CEU = 2.5 Training Hours)

2.5 SW credit hours awarded.  This program is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.  As a CSWE accredited program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is an approved provider of continuing education for social workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists in Pennsylvania and many other states