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Continuing Education

ALAHOPE logoThe Alabama Health Professionals' Opioid and Pain Management Education (ALAHOPE) platform is live at

ALAHOPE is a product of the Prescribers and Dispensers Committee of the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. This work has been a collaboration of the Jefferson County Department of Health, the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions, the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners, and multiple subject matter experts from across the state of Alabama. The target populations for this curriculum are health professions students at the undergraduate or graduate level and practicing healthcare professionals.

Free continuing education credit is offered for physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and social workers. This content meets the new educational requirements of DEA-registered practitioners. See the MATE Training Letter for more information.

This project was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Overdose Data to Action cooperative agreement. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

A Practical Approach to PDMP Usage: A Townhall Event

The Alabama PDMP Staff and the Center for Opioid Research, Education and Outreach (COACH) are excited to announce "A Practical Approach to PDMP Usage: A Townhall Event" in Prattville, Alabama, on November 15, 2023, and Mobile, Alabama, on November 16, 2023. The program will focus on the PDMP in a hands-on learning environment. Two hours of continuing education credit are available to healthcare professionals. (This course ,meets requirements for up to 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) towards the Controlled Substance requirement for QACSC certificate holders in Alabama.) Register for the events at the links below.

  • Prattville, Alabama
    November 15, 2023
    5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Mobile, Alabama
    November 16, 2023
    5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

This project is supported by Grant No. 15PBJA-21-GG-02611-PDMP awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. This document's points of view or opinions are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U. S. Department of Justice.

Page last updated: September 27, 2023