IMPACT WV: Module 6 - How to Appropriately Assess Substance Use, its Impact, and Identify Ways to Coordinate Services

October 29, 2020
September 30, 2023
1.75 CME, 2.0 Nursing
Credit Fee
You may view this activity free of charge. CE Credit is complimentary for the first fifty participants who complete any IMPACT WV Module. After the first 50 complementary participants, the credit fee will be $25.
Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses and Social Workers.

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Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss modifications to definition and prevalence rates
  • Compare and contrast types of treatments
  • Identify substance use symptoms
  • Describe how providers can encourage familial support for individuals using substances
  • Identify and discuss association between SUD and mental health, particularly for mothers of young infants
  • Describe guiding principles for successful services for substance use
  • Identify best practices for delivering substance use services in rural setting
  • Identify resources necessary for appropriate substance use assessment, referral, and/or treatment
  • Compare and contrast substance use treatment programs
  • Identify screens and assessment for substance use
  • Identify screens and assessment for co-occurring disorders
  • Identify billing and reimbursement codes for providing care
  • Identify and review specific steps for suspecting or identifying SUD
  • Describe successful approaches for integrating addiction and primary care services

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