March 22, 2023
Join us for a webinar, Synthetic Opioids and the Opioid Crisis. We will offer it twice:
- April 24, 2023, from 8 to 9 a.m. (CT) Register here to attend.
- April 26, 2023, from 9 to 10 a.m. (CT) Register here to attend.
Those who attend this introductory training will earn one continuing medical education (CME) credit or continuing education unit (CEU). The webinar is free to providers.
Psychiatrist Tom Allen, M.D., and Ben Lawrence, Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, will provide a high-level overview of opioids and the rise in the opioid crisis. The webinar will focus on:
- How opioids have evolved
- Risks of opioid misuse
- Effects of synthetic opioids and health disparities
- Screening tools for opioid use disorder
- Treatment trends and follow-up care
The above material is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician or other health care provider. Physicians and other health care providers are encouraged to use their own medical judgment based upon all available information and the condition of the patient in determining the appropriate course of treatment. The fact that a service or treatment is described in this material, is not a guarantee that the service or treatment is a covered benefit and members should refer to their certificate of coverage for more details, including benefits, limitations and exclusions. Regardless of benefits, the final decision about any service or treatment is between the member and their health care provider.
Te New Mexico Osteopathic Medical Association (NMOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. NMOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credit and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.
Social Work CEUs Approved by NASW-NM. The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary. This event has been approved for a total of 1 CEU.
Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, and psychologists can use AOA Cat 1-4 credit toward licensure. Social workers and mental health counselors (LPC, LCPC, LPCC) can use the Social Work CEU credit toward licensure.