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Extended Release Injectable Naltrexone for Treatment of Opioid Dependence

Course #: 09-590

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

Treatment of opioid dependence remains a national priority.  This CEU course provides an introduction to extended-release injectable naltrexone, examines how it compares with other medication-assisted treatment options, and offers clinical strategies that may be used to select, initiate, and administer treatment.

 CEU Course Objectives

  1. Discuss how naltrexone may improve access to treatment for opioid dependence.
  2. Investigate who may be good candidates for treatment with naltrexone.
  3. Examine when use of the medication is contraindicated.
  4. Describe how extended-release injectable naltrexone should be administered.

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