CE Article: Opioid Guidelines and Their Implications for Occupational Therapy
CE Article: Opioid Guidelines and Their Implications for Occupational Therapy
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Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2018

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Niccole Carpenter Rowe, BA, COTA/L

Pain Consultants of East Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

 

Kimberly Lowe Breeden, MS, OTR/L

Pain Consultants of East Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

 

Earn .1 AOTA CEU (1.25 NBCOT PDU/1 contact hour)

 

Abstract
This article provides information about recent federal guidelines regarding prescribing opioids and treating chronic pain, to help occupational therapy practitioners improve treatment related to chronic pain as well as better promote occupational therapy’s distinct role in achieving the objectives in the guidelines.

­­­Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the implications of national guidelines regarding treating chronic pain that affects the delivery of occupational therapy services

2. Describe the biopsychosocial model for chronic pain management using an interdisciplinary approach

3. Differentiate between opioid use disorder and chronic pain

 

Learning Level: Intermediate

 

Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

 

Content Focus: Professional Issues; Occupational Therapy Interventions

 

Reference Information:

Carpenter Rowe, Niccole, BA, COTA/L; Lowe Breeden, Kimberly, MS, OTR/L
(CEA
August 2018) Opioid Guidelines and Their Implications for Occupational Therapy