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The Opioid Overdose Crisis:
How we Got Here and What Can be Done (1 CME/CE Credit)

The drug overdose death rate in the US continues to climb. How did we get here and what can be done? Dan Morhaim, M.D. brings his unique perspective as an ER doctor and Maryland state legislator to this compelling topic. Using source material, he will show the policy decisions made in governments and board rooms that contributed to this ongoing crisis. Based on that, he'll offer evidence-based policies to help us dig our way out.

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The Opioid Overdose Crisis:
How we Got Here and What Can be Done (1 CME/CE Credit)

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$25.99 Dan Morhaim, M.D.

The drug overdose death rate in the US continues to climb. How did we get here and what can be done? Dan Morhaim, M.D. brings his unique perspective as an ER doctor and Maryland state legislator to this compelling topic. Using source material, he will show the policy decisions made in governments and board rooms that contributed to this ongoing crisis. Based on that, he'll offer evidence-based policies to help us dig our way out.

About the Presenter

(Trainer, Dan Morhaim, MD, brings a unique background as an Emergency Medicine physician for 40 years and as a Maryland State Legislator for 24 years from 1995-2019). Dr. Morhaim served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health for 16 years, and has worked as a healthcare consultant. He is the author of articles for medical journals and general media. His 2020 book published by Johns Hopkins Press, is “Preparing for A Better End: Expert Lessons on Death and Dying for You and Your Loved Ones”.)

This workshop Offers 1 Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is recorded and will not grant live credits.

The Opioid Overdose Crisis:
How we Got Here and What Can be Done (1 CME/CE Credit)

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Dan Morhaim, M.D.

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Course Length: 1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to: Understand the role that policy decisions made in creating the nations overdose and drug use crisis
  2. Participants will be able to: better monitor future policy decisions and their impact
  3. Participants will be able to: participate with knowledge to influence policy decisions

This workshop Offers 1 Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is recorded and will not grant live credits.

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The drug overdose death rate in the US continues to climb. How did we get here and what can be done? Dan Morhaim, M.D. brings his unique perspective as an ER doctor and Maryland state legislator to this compelling topic. Using source material, he will show the policy decisions made in governments and board rooms that contributed to this ongoing crisis. Based on that, he'll offer evidence-based policies to help us dig our way out.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to: Understand the role that policy decisions made in creating the nations overdose and drug use crisis
  2. Participants will be able to: better monitor future policy decisions and their impact
  3. Participants will be able to: participate with knowledge to influence policy decisions

Agenda:

Introduction: 5 minutes

Review of policy decisions starting in 1970 and then continuing through the Reagan and Clinton administrations. 10 minutes

The Drug Trade: a local and global enterprise: 5 minutes

Impact on communities, especially communities of color: 5 minutes

Role of big pharma on state legislatures: 5 minutes

Role of others in compounding the problem: state medical boards, Joint Commission (JCAHO), Press-Ganey: 10 minutes

New policy directions to be considered: 10 minutes

Balance of time for Q&A and discussion

 



This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Medical Doctors and Other Health Professionals
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: intermediate
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations, please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification. Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling. The grievance policy for trainings provided by the NEFESH INTERNATIONAL is available here Satisfactory Completion Participants must have paid the tuition fee, logged in and out each day, attended the entire workshop, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (If this is a pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% to receive a certificate.) Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available after satisfactory course completion by clicking here.
There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.
  • CE You! is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. CE You! maintains responsibility for this program. These credits are also accepted by the Maryland Boards for Professional Counselors, Psychology, and Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals, and many other states and disciplines

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