Fears, Bias and Discrimination - Substance Use Disorder Patient Care

Program Release: June 20, 2021
Expiration Date: May 29, 2023
Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation

Overview 

This lecture aims to increase provider awareness on the impact of fears, bias and discrimination when working with patient substance use disorder or those experiencing an overdose. It highlights the importance of the language we use as providers treating patients with substance use disorders and the need for using person-centered language in healthcare settings. It a covers the role of peer recovery specialists in patients’ journey to recovery and how providers can pitch the idea of connecting patients with peer recovery specialists and other treatment resources.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF FUNDING

Funding provided by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ROI CE1900I Grant

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner should be better able to recognize: 

  1. The impact of fears, bias, and discrimination when working with patients with substance use disorders and/or those experiencing overdose
  2. The impact of person-centered language in healthcare settings
  3. The meaning of recovery capital and the roles of a peer recovery specialist
  4. How resources, treatment and peer recovery specialists can be offered to patients

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION AND HOW TO RECEIVE CME CREDIT

  • Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
  • View the presentation
  • Complete the quiz with a passing score of 75% or higher, as well as the activity evaluation. You will then have immediate access to claiming credit and obtaining your certificate. 

FACULTY DISCLOSURE

In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.

The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.

This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.

Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

Chris Dorval, MSW, LICSW has reported that he is a member of Alkermes Pharmaceuticals speaker’s bureau. Any potential conflict has been resolved.

The following speakers and planning committee members* have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Kristin Basso, MA, BSN, RN
Sarah Becker, PhD
Alexandra Collins, PhD, MSc
Catherine Schultz, MPH, CPRS
Elizabeth Samuels, MD, MPH, MHS
Kelli Scott, PhD
Maria Sullivan*
Rachel S. Wightman, MD
Siana Wood, RN, BSN

DISCLAIMER AND PRIVACY POLICY

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Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
06/20/2021
Course expires: 
06/23/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Speakers

Chris Dorval, MSW, LICSW, LCDP, LCDCS, ICADC
Clinical Director
Ocean State Recovery Center | Providence, RI 

Catherine Schultz, MPH, CPRS
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Supervisor Drug Overdose Prevention Program
Rhode Island Department of Health | Providence, RI 

Planning Committee

Kristin Basso, MA, BSN, RN
Assistant Director of Clinical Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI

Sarah Becker, PhD
Associate Professor
Brown University School of Public Health
Providence, RI

Alexandra Collins, PhD, MSc
Addiction Research, Department of Epidemiology
Brown University School of Public Health
Providence, RI

Elizabeth Samuels, MD, MPH, MHS
Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University
Providence, RI

Kelli Scott, PhD
Assistant Professor
Brown University School of Public Health
Providence, RI

Maria Sullivan, BS
Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education
Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University
Providence, RI

Rachel S. Wightman, MD
Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University
Providence, RI

Siana Wood, RN, BSN
Senior Clinical Quality Specialist
Tufts Health Plan, Watertown, MA

The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rhode Island Specific:
This program qualifies for 1.0 hour CME Credit in Opioid Pain Management/Chronic Pain Management, one of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 Rhode Island CME re-licensure requirements.

Nurses: This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (1 contact hour).

Other Health Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hour AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. This credit is accepted by the AANP, AAPA, and RI Pharmacy re-licensure.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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