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Opioid Use Disorder

in the Emergency Department Training via Webinar

Prescription Drugs

In most U.S. emergency departments (EDs), a patient with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) who comes into the facility with related problems (overdose, severe withdrawal, infections, or simply seeking addiction treatment), will leave with little follow-up. These patients are often repeat customers.


The New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Rural Hospital Network, and the New Mexico Hospital Association are pleased to offer education on opioid use disorder in emergency departments, featuring Cindy Ketchum, EdD, MSHE, BSN, RN, CARN, LNCC, HACP.


Access five modules and earn up to 4.66 hours of continuing nursing professional development contact hours when you complete the required evaluation.


  1. Neurobiology of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)  

  2. Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the Emergency Department

  3. The Stigma of OUD and Words That Change a Culture

  4. Tools to Use in the Emergency Department for OUD 

  5. Stages of Change in OUD
Password:  OUDED

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