Looking to keep up to date on NIDA Notes AND earn continuing education credits?

NIDA Notes  &  IRETA 2

are jointly pleased to announce the new online course:

The Prevalence of Prescription Opioid Misuse: Doctor Shopping, Co-ingestion, and Exposure

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Course topics include doctor-shopping and teen opioid use

This FREE self-paced online course covers important topics in prescription opioid misuse. The three sections will introduce you to prescription opioids, the link between multiple doctors and opportunities for misuse, and the prevalence of high-risk use among adolescents (including mixing pills with other drugs).

Opioids are here to stay. Knowing and addressing risky behaviors associated with nonmedical use can help prevent potentially grave consequences such as overdose and addiction.

Continuing Education Credits available:
NAADAC Approved for 2 CEHs
PA CADC Approved for 2 CEUs
Social Work Approved for 2 CEUs

Access The Course

To access the couse, you will need to be logged into myIRETA.

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Join here: ireta.org/myireta. MyIRETA is free.

Once you have created an account, click on this link to access the course: my.ireta.org/onlineEd/course/view.php?id=47

To proceed, click on the Enrollment button

Looking for more information about doctor shopping and other high-risk opioid use? 

Characteristics of Doctor Shoppers and Ways for Healthcare Providers to Respond

Problem Behaviors Can Signal Risk in Prescribing Opioids to Teens

Although Relatively  Few, ‘Doctor Shoppers’ Skew Opioid Prescribing