CDC has added a twelfth module to its free-CE series of online on-demand opioid training modules, Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids: An Online Training Series for Healthcare Providers. The new module is called A Nurse’s Call to Action for Safer Opioid Prescribing. Fine the new module at https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/training/nurses-call-to-action/?s_cid=CDC-Rx-Guide-039&deliveryName=DM11240, and the other eleven modules at https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/training/online-training.html?s_cid=CDC-RX-Guide-018&deliveryName=DM11240.
CMS will present an August 15, 2018 Open Door Forum (national conference call) on Sharing Federal Strategies to Address the Opioid Epidemic. For details see https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/ODFSpecialODF.html (August 1, 2018 entry) and https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/Downloads/08152018SODFAgenda.pdf.
CMS and the ESRD NCC will present a May 16, 2018 webinar on Medication Management and the Opioid Initiative. One CEU hour will be available. For details see http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1101063573915&ca=20f20e5a-970d-494f-9043-e9728ae6516c.