Opioid Crisis in Women Across the Lifespan

19th Annual NPWH Premier Women's Healthcare Conference

0.8 CE, 0.8 Rx (NCC Code 4)

Jean M. Bennett, RN, BSN, MSN, MSM, PhD

This session will describe the scope and breadth of opioid addiction challenges faced by Nurse Practitioners. The importance of prevention, treatment and recovery will be described including trends and progress related to screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment, the expanding use of Narcan, and national opioid-related priorities. Resources and clinical practice tools to assist NPs in better treating women across the lifespan with an opioid disorder will be described.