OT and Opioid Guidelines: Bridging Policy and Practice
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OT and Opioid Guidelines: Bridging the Gap Between Policy and Practice
$ 20 | 1.5 Contact Hours, 1.5 PDU, 0.15 CEUS,
Educational level: Introductory
Category 1: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery
You see the headlines. Maybe you even see or hear about how prescribing
practices for opioids have changed. But have you thought about how all
of this affects OT practice? Aspire OT wants you to feel prepared to
tackle these important issues while staying within your scope of
Content disclosure: This course does not exclusively focus on any specific product or service.
Benefits of this course
Connect your clinical experience to how these guidelines may be affecting clients
Gain knowledge about key concepts from these guidelines that are relevant to OT practice
Learn assessment and intervention tools that may be beneficial to clients who are receiving opioids
What People Are Saying
"I see many people who are being discharged from the hospital with prescriptions for these types of medications. I have never thought about educating patients or family members about these guidelines or assisting with any concerns they may have."
- Tennessee OTA
"This course gives in-depth evidence based research regarding the opioid crisis with a historical review of how it began and where it is in present day. There is a wealth of information..."
- Tennessee OT
Niccole Rowe, BA, COTA/L
Kimberly Breeden, MS, OTR/L
Niccole Rowe: Niccole Rowe, BA, COTA/L found her way to occupational therapy through her first profession in television news producing. She is grateful one story lead to changing to such an amazing profession as occupational therapy. She is in her 8th year of clinical practice. She treated for 4.5 years at an outpatient occupational therapy pain program.
Kimberly Breeden: Kimberly Breeden, MS, OTR/L has 25 years of experience working in occupational therapy in a variety of settings. She has an extensive background in clinical program development, leadership, administration and reimbursement. Kimberly served as clinical lead for an outpatient occupational therapy pain program for 5 years.
Niccole and Kimberly, together, developed an outpatient occupational therapy pain program. They have authored two continuing education articles on the subject of chronic pain and opioid guidelines. They have also served as contributing authors to an occupational therapy textbook on the subject of occupational therapy's role in pain management. They have traveled across the country serving as instructors for various courses on the subject of pain and non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of pain.
FINANCIAL: Niccole and Kimberly are both compensated as Founding Partners of Aspire OT.
NON FINANCIAL: Kimberly and Niccole serve as Founding Partners of Aspire OT, which has partnerships and affiliations as noted on the Partner and Affiliation sections of the Aspire OT website.
In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
View the entire recording. Note: Participants will not have access to the Course Exam until recordings have played in their entirety.
Complete the course evaluation within 12 months of registration.
Pass the course exam with score of 75% or greater within 12 months of registration.
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met. Partial credit will not be issued.
This course has been approved for 3 Contact Hours by TNOTA