Receive Online CME's from a Local Provider

Woman’s Foundation’s Online CME Program offers free, on-demand access to a library of courses eligible for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for each course. Courses include recordings from our live conferences and symposiums, as well as studio-produced courses featuring local and national experts. Our service enables Woman’s Foundation Online CME Program to become a virtual visitor to the homes and offices of physicians and allied health professionals, helping make the pursuit of lifelong learning convenient for learners in Louisiana and surrounding states.

Topics & Learning Objectives

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  1. Click the topic you are interested in.
  2. Click the blue “BEGIN” button to enroll in the online educational event.
  3. Once you are prompted to the High Marks page, complete the pre-test.
  4. Click on Video/Documents to watch the corresponding presentation, this will bring you to a separate page.
  5. Return to the enduring material page and complete the post-test.
  6. Complete the session evaluation.
  7. On the top blue banner banner, click on “Claim CME Credits”, from this page you will be able to download a PDF of your CME certificate.

2021 Virtual Community Opioid Series

Accredited for Physicians, Nurses, LPCs and Social Workers

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify evidence-based practices for tapering opioids in patients using chronically.
  • Discuss cases of opioid tapering.
  • Describe currently available tools tailored to help the busy clinician with opioid tapering.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the prevalence of opioid exposure during pregnancy
  • Review the data for adverse perinatal outcomes associated with opioid exposure in utero
  • Describe common patient presentations of opioid use disorder during pregnancy
  • Discuss medication management of opioid use disorder

Learning Objectives:

  • Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to describe the causes of pain
  • Upon completion of the activity, participants will know what makes people susceptible to chronic pain
  • Upon completion of the activity, participants will understand the role that physical therapists play in helping people overcome acute and chronic pain issues

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify mindfulness techniques to use with their patients/clients
  • Comprehend the methodology and usage of auricular acupuncture
  • Identify when to use or refer a patient/client for auricular acupuncture
  • Understand how mindfulness techniques are effective in assisting patients to manage withdrawal symptoms, emotional dysregulation, and impulsivity

Learning Objectives:

  • Comprehended the complex network of cases against multiple pharmaceutical companies.
  • Communicate knowledge of the extent of the programs being offered by LADOJ and how they can be accessed.
  • Discuss the activities currently being undertaken by the LADOJ on the lawsuits, education and outreach, prevention and other programs provided by the LADOJ regarding opioid addiction.
  • Discuss the current landscape of opioid lawsuits in Louisiana and provisions being made for the funds post settlements. It should be addressed because law makers are deciding were this funding will be spent.

Learning Objectives:

  • To define the purpose and spirit of Motivational Interviewing when treating individuals with Opioids and other substance use disorders.
  • To identify the signs and symptoms of different stages of opioid use and commonly abused prescription medications.
  • Participants will identify key factors in developing an MI therapeutic alliance that will enable healthcare professionals to help clients express their feelings problems, and impact on behavior.
  • Participants will explain and cite examples of various MI techniques ( e.g. OARS and RULE techniques) and the importance of partnership of the client and therapist throughout the treatment process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe specific non-opioid treatment options for various acute and chronic pain conditions
  • Identify treatable pain conditions and address them early in order to avoid unnecessary delays in treatment and improve patient outcomes
  • Limit use of opioid medication in clinical practice to help prevent long-term complications of opioid addiction, dependence, tolerance, and diversion.
  • Help change the public perception/misconception that opioid medications are first-line treatments and/or the only treatments for acute and chronic pain

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the issues which precipitated the creation of the PMP.
  • Identify the primary users of the PMP.
  • Summarize the trend of opioid prescription numbers in the state over time.
  • Describe the state PMP mandatory use law.

Learning Objectives:

  • Comprehend the opioid epidemic
  • Apply the Louisiana State Board Opioid Rules to a medical practice
  • Discuss the alternatives to long-term opioid use
  • Discuss multimodal pain control.
  • Discuss clinical orthopedic and related research journal information.

2020 Virtual Community Opioid Series

Accredited for Physicians, Nurses, LPCs and Social Workers

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will become aware of current data regarding use and opioid deaths.
  • Participants will examine data regarding prescription opioids.
  • Participants will learn of events that contributed to the current opioid crisis
  •  Participants will acquire information about the extent of the problem in Louisiana.

Learning Objectives:

  • Screen a client for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).
  • Make an appropriate referral for clients with Opioid Use Disorder.
  • Understand challenges for continuity of care when working with clients receiving MAT.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand definition of and varying types of stigma.
  • Describe how Public and Self-stigma has negative impact on healthcare delivery and access.
  • Understand and be able to utilize person-first language to reduce automatic negative thoughts which contribute to poorer access and outcomes for those with substance use disorders.

 

Learning Objectives:.

  • Obtain detailed knowledge of the drivers of the Opioid Crisis
  • Comprehend the pharmacology of naloxone and the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose
  • Apply the Texas A&M Opioid Overdose Action Plan using nasal naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose.

Learning Objectives:.

  • Provide culturally informed and culturally sensitive counseling to LGBTQ patients.
  • Participants will be able to list the three dimensions of sexual orientation.
  • Participants will be able to discuss the connection between substance use among gay men and the risk of HIV transmission.
  • Contrast the geographical distribution of fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine in the US.

Opioid Education Topics

Accredited for Physicians, Nurses, and Social Workers

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the basic elements of drive and cognition in the neurobiology of addiction.
  • Identify the origins and current state of the opioid crisis in America.
  • Discuss the clinical use of pharmacotherapy and psychosocial interventions in the
    treatment of substance use disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the presenting problems of patients with opioid use disorder and chronic pain
  • Recognize the challenges encountered by providers who treat patients with opioid use disorder and chronic pain
  • Outline core components of an integrated treatment approach for opioid use disorder and chronic pain

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the extent of the Opioid Crisis
  • Identify the signs of addiction
  • Know the nationwide efforts to combat the Opioid Crisis

 

Learning Objectives:.

  • Identify recovery supports for patients receiving MAT.
  • Make appropriate referrals to enhance patient recovery for patients receiving MAT.
  • Improve patient outcomes utilizing evidenced based practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Respond to the Opioid Crisis on a community and patient level
  • Apply evidence on risks and benefits of opioid analgesics
  • Recognize causes of the Opioid Crisis

Learning Objectives:

  • Comprehension of the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for opioid use disorders
  • Comprehend the assessment skills needed in a diagnostic interview, when evaluating a patient with a suspected opioid addiction
  • To become familiar with high yield diagnostic questions when evaluating a patient with a suspected opioid use disorder

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify recovery supports for patients receiving MAT.
  • Make appropriate referrals to enhance patient recovery for patients receiving MAT.
  • Improve patient outcomes utilizing evidenced based practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the impact opiates have had in Louisiana
  • Describe and identify the impact of the following factors regarding opiate dependence
    • Bias
    • Culture
    • Context
    • Perception

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide a platform to cultivate critical thought and dialogue among those who care for pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorder
  • Encourage medication assisted treatment providers to care for pregnant women and make stakeholders aware of the adversity faced in their care
  • Prevent other practitioners from having to re-create the wheel in developing a medication assisted treatment program for pregnant women

Learning Objectives:

  • Exhibit a reasonable degree of proficiency in the assessment and diagnosis of pregnant women who may be struggling with opioid addiction
  • Comprehend the current evidence based treatment interventions and managing opioid use disorders during pregnancy
  • Become knowledgeable on the utilization of medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorders, including the utilization of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone

Learning Objectives:

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Past Presentations

Join us virtually for the next Community Opioid Symposium!