Case: Peter Wentworth
0.5 out of 14 hrs CE
Goal: Clinicians will become aware of the increased risk for opioid use disorder among health professionals due to access and risk, circumstances in which a potentially impaired physician should be reported, and resources available for impaired physicians. Medical providers who have problematic substance use will become aware of resources available to them and the possibility of recovery.
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After completing this activity participants will be able to:
- Recognize factors making physicians vulnerable to substance use disorder and preventive strategies
- Describe the circumstances under which a potentially impaired physician should be reported or seek treatment
- Describe how the unique concerns of a physician entering into a recovery program and returning to work can be addressed