Transforming Nursing through Evidence: Nurses and Methadone Maintenance Therapy

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Transforming Nursing through Evidence: Nurses and Methadone Maintenance Therapy

May 29, 2013

Speaker: Sabrina Merali, RN, MN, and Margaret Dykeman, PhD, NP, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario; Sabrina Merali, Program Manager, RNAO

Learning Objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of the RNAO International Affairs and Best Practice Guidelines Centre to develop an understanding of the guideline purpose, scope, and background.
  2. Discuss the mechanism of opiate addictions and use of methadone as a treatment option.
  3. Identify educational, organizational and policy recommendations to create an environment of support for nurses.
  4. Identify key practice recommendations in the Best Practice Guideline pertaining to the nurses’ role in Methadone Maintenance Treatment.
  5. Identify key RNAO initiatives that support nurses in working with clients with Addictions and Mental Health.

Note: This archived webinar is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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