Epidemiology of OUD: the US and the District

Open this course Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMAAAPAANCCASWBACPECPH UAN #JA4008162-9999-20-2372-H01-P
Activity Release Date: October 8, 2020 Expiration Date: October 7, 2021

This module provides learners with an overview of the state of opioid use and opioid use disorder across the country and within the District of Columbia. The module will discuss the burden of opioid use disorders and overdoses and review current and historical trends in the epidemiological data.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the current spread of opioid use and overdoses across the US and within the District
  • Detail the common demographics of people living with OUD in DC
  • List the main drugs utilized by people living with OUD
  • Explain the regional needs for services for people living with OUD