IntNSA Webinars

  • 07 Aug 2017 1:28 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)


    http://www.pcssmat.org


    http://www.pcss-o.org

    PCSS-O, in conjunction with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, announces the following webinar:

    The CARA Act: Buprenorphine Prescribing for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

    Hosted by the International Nurses Society on Addictions

    DATE & TIME

    • Monday, August 21, 2017. 12noon Eastern, 11am Central, 10am Mountain, 9am Pacific (Duration: 1 hour)

    HOW TO REGISTER

    DESCRIPTION

    • This webinar will provide information on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act as it affects APNs and PAs who are waivered to prescribe buprenorphine. Additionally, information about the optimal populations who would benefit from buprenorphine maintenance along with suggested protocols for induction, titration and maintenance.

    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    • Summarize the elements of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

    • Describe the patient population who will respond best to buprenorphine maintenance

    • Discuss protocols for induction and maintenance of buprenorphine.

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND

    • This webinar is appropriate for providers and/or providers-in-training from diverse healthcare professions including physicians, nurses, dentists, physician assistants, pharmacists, and program administrators.

    PRESENTERS

    • William J. Lorman, JD, PhD, MSN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN
      Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
      Livengrin Foundation, Inc.

    CONTACT HOURS

    • This webinar has been approved by the California Board of Nursing for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education.  Credit will be granted for each individual participating for the duration of the event. 

  • 05 Jan 2017 12:11 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)


    http://www.pcssmat.org


    http://www.pcss-o.org

     

    PCSS-O, in conjunction with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, announces the following webinar:

    Opioid Prescriptions for Chronic Pain: Misuse & Overdose Problems

    Hosted by the International Nurses Society on Addictions

    DATE & TIME

    • Monday, January 30, 2017. 12noon Eastern, 11am Central, 10am Mountain, 9am Pacific (Duration: 1 hour)

    HOW TO REGISTER

    DESCRIPTION

    • This presentation will provide information on misuse and overdose problems related to opioid prescriptions utilizing a public health approach. Also included is a discussion on the high-risk populations and identification of specific areas for decreasing opioid misuse.

    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    • Name the four elements of the public health approach to prevention

    • Identify at least three high-risk populations for opioid abuse

    • Discuss the strategic focus areas for decreasing opioid abuse

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND

    • This webinar is appropriate for providers and/or providers-in-training from diverse healthcare professions including physicians, nurses, dentists, physician assistants, pharmacists, and program administrators.

    PRESENTERS

    • William J. Lorman, JD, PhD, MSN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP
      Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
      Livengrin Foundation, Inc.

    CONTACT HOURS

    • This webinar has been approved by the California Board of Nursing for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education.  Credit will be granted for each individual participating for the duration of the event. 

  • 22 Jul 2016 8:59 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)


    http://www.pcssmat.org

     


    http://www.pcss-o.org

    PCSS-O, in conjunction with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, announces the following webinar:


    CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Translating Guidelines into Clinical Practice

    Hosted by the International Nurses Society on Addictions

    DATE & TIME

    • Monday, August 8, 201. 12noon Eastern, 11am Central, 10am Mountain, 9am Pacific
      (Duration: 1 hour)

    HOW TO REGISTER

    DESCRIPTION

    • Over the past decade there has been a significant increase in the prescribing of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain which has been paralleled by an increase in opioid related deaths and admissions to treatment facilities for opioid abuse. A great deal of scholarly activity has been devoted to developing risk assessment and mitigation strategies to curb the burgeoning opioid epidemic while preserving patients right to pain relief including the use of guidelines. This seminar will discuss the evolution of the opioid prescribing guidelines, review the latest CDC guideline and examine the challenges in translating the guideline into real-world clinical practice.

    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    1. Explain the differences between the various opioid prescribing guidelines

    2. Describe at least two challenges in applying guidelines into practice

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND

    • This webinar is appropriate for clinicians who often prescribe opioids for chronic pain.

    PRESENTERS

    • Martin D. Cheatle, PhD
      Associate Professor and Director
      Pain and Chemical Dependency Program
      Perelman School of Medicine
      University of Pennsylvania

    CONTACT HOURS

    • This webinar has been approved by the California Board of Nursing for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education.  Credit will be granted for each individual participating for the duration of the event. 

  • 10 Sep 2015 8:53 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)


    http://www.pcss-o.org


    PCSS-O, in conjunction with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, announces the following webinar:


    A Focus on Local, Regional and Global Tools for Caring for Clients with Addictions

    Hosted by the International Nurses Society on Addictions


    DATE & TIME

    • Monday, September 28, 2015. 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, 12noon Mountain, 11am Pacific
      (Duration: 1 hour)


    HOW TO REGISTER


    DESCRIPTION

    • This presentation will discuss addictions nursing at a global level. Specific focus will be given to ASAM’s National Practice Guidelines for Use of Medications for treating patients with opioid dependency as well as incorporate online networking tools and initiatives of the GAaP project.


    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    • Incorporate updates of ASAM’s Press Conference and Stakeholder Summit held in Washington, D.C. on September 24, 2015.

    • Discuss ASAM’s National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications, pocket guide, mobile phone application, slide deck and future educational opportunities.

    • Increase knowledge of online networking tools, specifically ‘wikis’ and their role in building international co-operation from diverse cultural communities in the area of addiction

    • Share ‘initial lessons’ from GAaP’s first 6 months of operation: planning and set up

    • Explore with participants the challenges and possibilities particularly focusing on the impact of such methodology on achieving wider engagement on a global public health issue and enhancing inter-professional learning.


    WHO SHOULD ATTEND

    • This webinar is appropriate for providers and/or providers-in-training from diverse healthcare professions including physicians, nurses, dentists, physician assistants, pharmacists, and program administrators.


    PRESENTERS

    • Carmel Clancy, PhD

    • Dana Murphy-Parker, MS, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP


    CONTACT HOURS

    • This webinar has been approved by the California Board of Nursing for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education.  Credit will be granted for each individual participating for the duration of the event. 

     

  • 27 Jul 2015 12:41 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    PCSS-O, in conjunction with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, announces the following webinar:


    Role of Medication in Opioid Use Disorders


    Hosted by the International Nurses Society on Addictions

    DATE & TIME

    • Monday, August 24, 2015. 7:30pm Eastern, 6:30pm Central, 5:30pm Mountain, 4:30pm Pacific
      (Duration: 1 hour)


    HOW TO REGISTER


    DESCRIPTION

    • The United States is currently experiencing an opioid epidemic. There are 2 million Americans meeting criteria for an opioid use disorders due to prescription opioid use and an additional 0.5 million meeting criteria due to their heroin use. Deaths from opioid overdoses is now comparable to vehicle crash deaths and opioid misuse is estimated to cost society more than $55 billion per year. While medications have been researched and documented as effective clinical interventions to address the significant medical, emotional, criminal justice and societal costs less than 30% of treatment programs offer medications and less than half of eligible patients in those programs receive medications. This webinar will introduce recommendations for evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorders that support the use of medication to assist clinicians in clinical decision making and patient management. 


    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    • Discuss the American Society of Addiction Medicine National Practice Guidelines for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use.

    • Describe the properties of the three common medications used in pharmacotherapy.

    • Identify the special populations and the approaches.


    SHOULD ATTEND

    • This webinar is appropriate for providers and/or providers-in-training from diverse healthcare professions including physicians, nurses, dentists, physician assistants, pharmacists, and program administrators.


    PRESENTER

    • Carolyn Baird, DNP, MBA, RN-BC, CARN-AP, CCDPD, FIAAN


    CONTACT HOURS

    • This webinar has been approved by the California Board of Nursing for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education.  Credit will be granted for each individual participating for the duration of the event. 

  • 26 May 2015 11:24 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)


    http://www.pcssmat.org


    http://www.pcss-o.org


    PCSS-O, in conjunction with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, announces the following webinar:


    Peer Assistance for Impaired Nurses with Opioid Dependency


    Hosted by the International Nurses Society on Addictions


    DATE & TIME

    • June 1, 2015 7:30 p.m. EDT to 8:30 p.m. EDT


    HOW TO REGISTER

    DESCRIPTION

    • Health Providers are at an increased risk of becoming addicted to substances secondary to knowledge about pharmacology and medications and ease of access to such medications. Many states have implemented a peer assistance program for nurses so that they can maintain licensure in a monitored program. A state’s respective peer assistance program will be discussed. Statistics on opioid dependency in this state’s nurses enrolled in the peer assistance program will be provided.

    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    • Describe the role of peer assistance programs have in the treatment of opioid dependence for impaired nurses.
    • List barriers to treatment for nurses.
    • Describe key elements of a peer assistance program.
    • Describe the role of nursing boards in monitoring peer assistance programs.


    PRESENTER

    • Suzanne Kinkle, BSN, RN, CARN
      Director of the RAMP Program, New Jersey State Nurses Association


    CONTACT HOURS

    • The California Board of Nursing has designated this webinar activity for a maximum of 1 (one) contact hour (approval pending). Participants must be present for the live webinar in order to receive this contact hour.

  • 26 Feb 2015 9:42 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

     

    PCSS-O, in conjunction with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, announces the following webinar:

     

    Pain Management and Addiction

     

    Hosted by the International Nurses Society on Addictions

     

    DATE & TIME

    • Monday, March 2, 2015. 7:30 p.m. EDT to 9:00 p.m. EDT

     

    HOW TO REGISTER

     

    DESCRIPTION

    • Patient who suffer from a pain syndrome have a right to be pain-free, even those suffering from an addictive disorder. The issue is not whether or not to use opiate analgesics, the issue is how to best manage their administration. This program will provide an understanding of the neurobiology of addiction and pain, and how to properly manage the patient. A case study will be presented demonstrating the problems and issues surrounding such management.

     

    EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

    • Describe the final common pathway for reward and pleasure.

    • List the types of pain and pain signals.

    • Differentiate between pseudoaddiction, addiction and physical dependence

     

    PRESENTER

    • William Lorman, JD, PhD, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN

     

    CONTACT HOURS

    This webinar has been approved by the California Board of Nursing for 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education.  Credit will be granted for each individual participating for the duration of the event. 

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