Behavioral Health, Healthcare Provider Burnout, and the Opioid Crisis

1.0 CME Credit

1.0 CE Credit

ABQAURP sub-specialty credits: Patient Safety/Risk Management 1.0, Physician Advisor 1.0, Managed Care 1.0, Case Management 1.0, Transitions of Care 1.0, Workers' Compensation 1.0

Legislating health care policies and regulations is a difficult task that once in practice may have unintended consequences with long-term implications. The good news is that while issues concerning access and reimbursement continue, the underlying work to address population health, quality improvement, and patient safety is forging ahead.

This session was recorded live at our 2018 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and is a portion of the online course entitled: Navigating What’s Next with Population Health, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety.

Among many other issues in health care, two problems are rising to the top: the opioid epidemic and provider burnout. Could there be a connection fueling the two? Discover contributing factors to these epidemics and learn strategies to overcome these obstacles to create better outcomes, both for ourselves and our patients.

At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to:
  • Recognize various physical, behavioral, and mental health risk indicators for healthcare provider burnout
  • Identify the historical basis of the opioid crisis and how this epidemic is a microcosm of our current national healthcare crisis
  • Demonstrate how healthcare providers can prevent or limit burnout situations within our healthcare system and relative to the opioid crisis

This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME credit and nursing contact hours offered for each profession.

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABQAURP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94. CE Broker Tracking# 20-637109.

This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.

All participants must achieve a final assessment score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering. Please note: Exam candidates taking the Core Body of Knowledge and Diplomates renewing their certification may have less time to complete, as determined by deadlines imposed.

This activity is valid from November 13, 2018 through March 15, 2021. Original release date: April 13, 2018.

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COURSE FEES: Diplomate $29.00      Member $34.00      Non-Member $42.00

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About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this online activity.

Edward Peck, III, PhD, ABPP-CN
Dr. Edward "Ted" Peck has a group neuropsychological practice in Richmond, Virginia. He divides his practice among clinical and forensic related services in Neuropsychology and research involving medications for the management of dementia and other neurologic disorders. He consults nationally on the business aspects of private practice and is the author/coauthor of numerous articles, book chapters and presentations in the USA and other countries.

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