Patient Education and Treatment Agreements (TIP 54, Chapter 5)

Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders (TIP 54)

About the Course:

Patient Education and Treatment Agreements (TIP 54, Chapter 5): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders explains the value of patient education and how to use the Internet as a source of patient education. The chapter also covers information about opioids and methadone maintenance therapy.

Course materials are from Chapter 5 and can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-54-Managing-Chronic-Pain-in-Adults-With-or-in-Recovery-From-Substance-Use-Disorders/Most-Popular/SMA12-4671?sortBy=4

Course materials are found on pages 65 to 74 of pdf document (pages 78 to 87 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2012

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about patient education and treatment agreements regarding opioid therapy. It is recommended for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the value of patient education, how to provide effective education and the necessity of using the Internet as a source of patient education.

  2. Describe information about opioids and methadone maintenance therapy.

  3. Identify the benefits of treatment agreements.

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