HSOP Motto

Opioid Training Institute

Heathcare Providers

Sign Up Today for This Free One-Day Education Program!

The Opioid Training Institute would like to invite health care providers to attend and learn more about the opioid crisis and its impact on Alabamians. Attendees will learn about Opioid Use Disorder and what role they play in preventing new instances. Practitioners will also learn about drug misuse and abuse and best practices when it comes to drug diversion, treatment, and how to work with other health care professionals in addressing the problem.

For more information, call 334-844-8371 or email hsopce@auburn.edu.

Continuing education credit will be available for:

  • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physicians
  • Dentists and Dental Hygienists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Social Workers

Program offerings for healthcare providers:


  • 8–8:10 AM: Welcome & Introduction
  • 8:10–9:10 AM: Opioid Use Disorder & Mental Health
  • 9:10–10:10 AM: Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • 10:10–10:20 AM: Break
  • 10:20–11:20 AM: Pain Management vs. Diversion I
  • 11:20–12:35 PM: Lunch Break
  • 12:35–1:35 PM: Pain Management vs. Diversion II
  • 1:35–2:05 PM: Collaboration & Communication
  • 2:05–2:15 PM: Break
  • 2:15–3:05 PM: Medicated Assisted Therapy
  • 3:05–3:55 PM: OUD Treatment Facilities & State Resources
  • 3:55–4:00 PM: Closing

The Opioid Training Institute is a cooperative effort of the Alabama Department of Mental Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It is made possible by a grant provided by SAMHSA.

Alabama Department of Mental Health
Harrison School of Pharmacy Continuing Education
Harrison School of Pharmacy

Last Updated: September 9, 2019