TXOTI


The Texas Opioid Training Initiative provides 10+ hours of free online continuing education for range of health professionals, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and social workers.

Opioid Training Initiative: Inpatient Focus Modules

This Opioid Training Initiative course was developed to provide healthcare professionals who work primarily in inpatient settings training to identify opioid use disorder (OUD), understand harm reduction best practices, develop and implement opioid stewardship programming, review non-opioid alternatives for pain management in the inpatient setting, discuss innovative models for inpatient treatment of OUD and review management of medications for OUD during hospitalization.

This course includes six unique one hour video modules on each key topic. Healthcare professionals are welcome to take one or all of the modules based on professional need but are encouraged to complete all modules to gain a full conceptual understanding. The information in this course has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of clinicians practicing in Texas with a focus on regional trends, laws and regulations.

Modules

The following modules are included in this course:

  1. From Survival to Recovery in Opioid Use Disorder
  2. Harm Reduction Basics for Healthcare Professionals
  3. Developing and Implementing an Opioid Stewardship Program
  4. Non-Opioid Alternatives for Pain Management in the Hospital Setting
  5. The B-Team: An Innovative Model for Inpatient Treatment Initiation
  6. Managing Medications for Opioid Use Disorder During Hospitalization

6.00 CE Hours • Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physicians, Advance Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors

Opioid Training Initiative: Outpatient Focus Modules

This Opioid Training Initiative course was developed to provide healthcare professionals who work primarily in outpatient settings training to identify opioid use disorder (OUD), understand harm reduction best practices, implement safe and effective pain management interventions, use the prescription monitoring program (PMP) and discuss concerns about drug misuse with patients.

This course includes four unique one hour video modules on each key topic. Healthcare professionals are welcome to take one or all of the modules based on professional need but are encouraged to complete all modules to gain a full conceptual understanding. The information in this course has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of clinicians practicing in Texas with a focus on regional trends, laws and regulations.

Modules

The following modules are included in this course:

  1. From Survival to Recovery in Opioid Use Disorder
  2. Harm Reduction Basics for Healthcare Professionals
  3. Pain, Opioids and Choices: when Tapering and Safety Collide
  4. Effective Use of the Prescription Monitoring Program

4.00 CE Hours • Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physicians, Advance Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors

Opioid Overdose Prevention & Response Training

This Opioid Training Initiative course was developed to prepare healthcare professionals to prevent opioid overdose deaths through patient education and naloxone distribution. After completing this course, you will be able to describe the triple wave opioid crisis, identify risk factors for opioid overdose and provide naloxone to appropriate individuals with pertinent education.

The information in this course has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of clinicians practicing in Texas with a focus on regional trends, laws and regulations.

1.00 CE HoursTarget Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physicians, Advance Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors

Opioid and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

This Opioid Training Initiative course was developed to prepare healthcare professionals who work with pregnancy and postpartum women.  After completing this course, you will be able to review best practices in the treatment of pregnant women with opioid use disorder, describe neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and evidence-based management strategies and discuss a community-driven, harm reduction approach to the care of opioid impacted women and children.

The information in this course has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of clinicians practicing in Texas with a focus on regional trends, laws and regulations.

1.00 CE HoursTarget Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physicians, Advance Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Counselors