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Overdose Prevention and Response Training

 

Broadcast Date:  February 25, 2015
Course Code: A103

 

Presenter:

Alice Bell, LCSW
Overdose Prevention Project Coordinator
Prevention Point Pittsburgh                                                       

         

Program Description:

This program will provide an overview of the scope of overdose problems on local, state and national levels with a focus on opioid overdose. It will also offer an overview of strategies being implemented to address the problem. Instruction on training clients about risk, symptoms, and effective response to an opioid overdose, including specific information on peer administration of naloxone will be provided. Legal/medical information on how medical practitioners can prescribe naloxone for lay administration will be provided.

 

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to:
Identify various strategies being implemented to reduce problem of fatal overdose and possible unintended consequences.
Identify factors that increase risk of overdose, symptoms of an opioid overdose, and steps for effective response.
Describe resources for information on prescribing naloxone and basic aspects of Pennsylvania law regarding naloxone
   prescription for potential witnesses to an overdose.
 


 

Target Audience:

This is an introductory program for all mental health and drug and alcohol professionals who work with individuals with co-occurring disorders.

Continuing Education Credits:

ACT 48 2.0
 

CADC 2.0

 

CPRP 2.0

 

NCC 2.0

 

PCHA 2.0
 

Psychologist 2.0

SW 2.0

CEU 0.2
 

We are pleased to offer Act 48, CADC,  CPRP, NCC, PCHA, Psychologist, Social Work and CEU credits for this webcast.  Please download the test and application form before viewing the webcast:  (Adobe PDF); (MS-Word)

For ACT 48--Please download the packet here.

If you have questions, please contact
Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu.

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Continuing Education Credit

Each program is offered for the designated number of continuing education credits

 

EDUCATORS: ACT 48

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer continuing education credits under Act 48 guidelines. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic adheres to the Act 48 Continuing Education Guidelines.

 

CERTIFIED ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS: CADC

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Office of Education and Regional Programming is certified by the Pennsylvania Chemical Abuse Certification Board (PCACB) to provide Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) continuing education credits for those participants attending the entire program. 

 

CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION PRACTITIONERS:  CPRP

The announced credit hours for each program can be applied to your training hours for the Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners (CPRP).

 

COUNSELORS:  NCC

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic adheres to the NCC Continuing Education Guidelines.

 

CERTIFICATE OF ANNUAL ADMINISTRATOR TRAINING PERSONAL CARE HOME ADMINISTRATORS

The indicated number of clock hours are approved by the Department of Public Welfare Bureau of Adult Residential Licensing. These clock hours may count towards the 24 hours of annual training for administrators required in 55 Pa. Code Chapter 2600 (relating to personal care homes).

 

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic maintains responsibility for these programs and their contents. These programs are being offered for 2.0 continuing education credits.

 

SOCIAL WORKERS:  SW

The indicated number of credit hours of continuing education is provided through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LCSW renewal. For information of social work continuing education, call (412) 624-3711.

 

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: CEU

Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded the designated number of Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attendance at this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming the indicated hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible in completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for bi-annual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.

 

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