Understanding Substance Use Disorders related to Nursing Facility Residents
August 31, 2023
1 - 1:30 p.m. EST
This webinar will provide a general overview of substance use disorders with a focus on residents in skilled nursing facilities. It will help care providers to understand the resident’s disease of addiction process and how their disease is treated in a complex and multidisciplinary manner.
- Be able to differentiate between substance use, substance dependence, and substance use disorder.
- Learn language that reduces stigma and builds therapeutic alliance with patients with substance use disorder.
- Understand barriers that residents experience in healthcare, especially in skilled nursing environments. 4. Review neuropathology of addiction. 5. Gain understanding of treatment frameworks for substance use disorder.