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Older Adults and Addiction

Type: Session
Therapeutic: Psychiatry,Mental Health
Saturday May 12
8:30am to 9:30am
Location: Lecture Hall 2
Credits: 1 Mainpro+

  • Description

    How to address potential substance use disorders in older adults through screening. Referring to relevant resources in primary care and the management of alcohol and opioid addition in older adults in addition to suggestions on withdrawal management.

    Learning Objectives
    • Relevant older adult screening tools will be identified.
    • How to manage opioid use disorder in older adults.
    • How to manage alcohol use disorder in older adults.

  • Speakers