Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Opioids 101: Laying the Foundation

Speakers: Lori Naylor, RSW, Addiction Therapist, Breakaway Addiction Services Toronto, Ontario and Shelly Archibald, RN, BScN, Staff Nurse, Revera Home Sioux Lookout, Ontario

Objectives:

  1. To be aware of the epidemic of opioid use in the US
  2. To identify use, misuse, abuse and diversion of opioids
  3. To use screening tools for misuse of opioids
  4. To recognize abuse of opioids
  5. To be aware of interventions for opioid dependence
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