Opioid 411 by drip.vet

Drip.Vet offers both a 3 hour online “Opioid 411 – LIVE” RACE approved webinar and a asynchronous Opioid 411 instructional course that is RACE approved for a total of 1, 2 or 3 hours of continuing education credits.  Our course content has been specifically designed to fulfill the continuing education requirements for all states that have mandated CE on this topic and provides students with a broad range of expert level knowledge on subjects including DEA laws and regulations, identifying and stopping misuse and more. Asynchronous learners can enroll in one of three levels of Opioid 411 in order to meet their state’s specific requirements.


Opioid 411 has been specifically developed for veterinarians to fulfill their state mandated continuing education requirements on the topic of opioid prescribing.


Conducted regularly over a Zoom webinar, our “Opioid 411 LIVE” course is open to all veterinarians and technicians and covers the Opioid crisis in America, DEA laws, stopping misuse, best practices and more. 

This program has been approved for 3 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.

Approved by the state of Texas as meeting their mandated Opioid continuing education requirements.


The next upcoming webinar is scheduled for TBD.  For more information and to register for this Opioid 411- LIVE course, click on the button below


Opioid 411 is intended to help practicing veterinarians understand the opioid crisis in America and learn ways to identify and stop their misuse. This practical course will review DEA laws and regulations with an emphasis on the medical aspect and best practices for opioid prescribing.

Opioid 411 augments clinical knowledge of this topic through the use of Drip Teaching Methodology that is optimal for adult learners. It gives veterinarians the necessary and relevant information they need to tackle this difficult to navigate subject with confidence.

This Introduction section fulfills mandated CE on this topic for Michigan and New Jersey
This Intermediate section fulfills mandated CE on this topic for Delaware, Maryland, New York, North Carolina and Texas
This Advanced section fulfills mandated CE on this topic for Arizona, Illinois, Maine and Nebraska


Preview each of our three levels to get a feel for its content and style


This 1-hour course fulfills mandated CE for the following states:  Michigan and New Jersey


This 2-hour bundle includes Opioid 411 Introduction and Intermediate and fulfills mandated CE for the following states: Delaware, Maryland, New York, North Carolina and Texas


This 3-hour bundle includes Opioid 411 Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced and fulfills mandated CE for the following states:  Arizona, Illinois, Maine and Nebraska


Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

Dr. Lance M. Roasa is a 2008 graduate of Texas A&M where he was the first student to undertake a 4th year business-track, spending the majority of his clinical training in veterinary business and industry. In 2016 He completed a law degree from the University of Nebraska and his training was centered on the law of small business, taxation and the law of veterinary medicine. 

Drew Olson, DVM

A 2012 Iowa State Veterinary College graduate, Dr. Drew Olson  has practiced in small and large animal clinics, and has considerable experience in the veterinary compounding medicine industry.  An Omaha native, he is regarded as one of the nation’s leading veterinarians in compounding specialized veterinary medications. Be sure and ask Dr. Olson about his experience with retired circus elephants or his participation as a veterinary student in Frontier Vets, a documentary filmed in the remote region of Kruger Park in South Africa.  Drew resides in Omaha with his wife, Karin, and their daughter Olive.  They enjoy spending time with friends, family, and their rescue dog, Faith.  

Christopher G. Byers, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM

Dr. Christopher G. Byers received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, as well as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in small animal internal medicine. As a clinician, educator, and recognized speaker, he embraces and strongly recommends appropriate multimodal analgesia to provide superior pain relief and minimize opioid use and opioid-related adverse events.

Stephen Kellner

Mr. Stephen Kellner is the paralegal for the Roasa Law Group and program administrator for Opioid 411. He provides the legal research necessary to stay up to date on the ever-changing legislation and subsequent state board requirements on this topic.


• Exclusive Drip Teaching Methodology delivery system

• Guided journey of daily emails notifying students as each learning module is available

• Download course content to view later offline with

• High quality streaming video with optional multi-modal closed captioning

• Self-paced and accessible 24/7 allowing the learner to pick up right where they left off

• No expiration date – Purchased courses will remain in your account forever

• RACE certified certificate of completion provided following completion

• Additional new features and updates will be continually be added to this course in the future

Estimated Time To Complete

The time required to complete Opioid 411 course is 1, 2, or 3 contact hours, depending on how many hours are mandated by your state. The busiest practitioners can take advantage of our exclusive drip delivery system, allowing for small chunks of information to be delivered daily. Those with adequate time are also able to complete the course in one sitting.

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