PCSS-O Upcoming webinar: Opioid 101: Laying the Foundation (IntNSA)

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Opioid 101: Laying the Foundation (IntNSA)
October 24, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) is a three year grant funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). It is a collaborative project led by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) with: American Dental Association (ADA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM), American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN), and International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). These organizations are providing training and education on the safe and effective prescribing of opioid medications in the treatment of pain and/or opioid addiction.

Webinar Information:

International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA).


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  

Date: October 24, 2013

Speaker: Lori Naylor, RSW, Addiction Therapist, Breakaway Addiction Services Toronto, Ontario and Shelly Archibald, RN, BScN, Staff Nurse, Revera Home Sioux Lookout, Ontario  
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET
To Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/480935950

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (1H79TI023439) from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.