UT-C 2017: Novel Psychoactive Stimulants and Opioids

All laboratory personnel from a laboratory that participated in the UT-C 2017 Urine Toxicology Survey product.

Credit Type: CE
Duration: 1 hour
Launch Date: December 4, 2017
Expiration Date: December 3, 2018 12:00 AM (ET)
Pricing: N/A
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Staff from laboratories participating in the UT-C 2017 Urine Toxicology Survey product can individually earn CE credit by reading the Participant Summary (mailed to the institution or accessed online) and answering the online learning assessment questions. The online learning assessment questions are designed to reinforce concepts and discussion points presented in the reading.

As a result of participating in this assessment activity, you should be able to:

  1. Communicate the history behind both designer stimulants and opioids.
  2. Discuss the reasons why designer stimulants and opioids are abused.
  3. Understand how designer stimulants and opioids are made in respect to toxicological mechanisms of action.
  4. Relate the effects of designer stimulants and opioids in addition to adverse effects associated with each class of substance and analytical aspects associated with these substances.

CE Information
CE (Continuing Education for non-physicians): The CAP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit(s) of continuing education. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is approved for continuing education credit in the states of California and Florida.

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) accepts this activity to meet the continuing education requirements.

Technical Requirements
Pop-up blockers must be turned off.

CAP Learning has recognized that some Veteran’s Administration, US Government, and military participants may have difficulty accessing the online assessment portion of this activity. If you experience difficulty or have any questions, please contact a representative of the CAP Learning Division at 800-323-4040, option 1 or education@cap.org.

This activity and evaluation is available December 4, 2017 and will expire on December 3, 2018 12:00 AM (ET). You MUST claim credit by this date and time.

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