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Substance Use And Addiction Disorders, Parts 1 & 2

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
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Course Summary

Unique challenges exist for individuals with a substance use and addiction disorder. Individuals with multiple substance use disorders and cross addictions are expected to have a higher degree of physical symptoms from substances consumed and longer period of time of detoxification. A personalized detoxification treatment plan is needed for individuals diagnosed with a substance use disorder according to their unique medical, psychiatric, and substance use history.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  1. Part 1
    1. Introduction
    2. Multiple Substance Use And Cross Addiction
    3. Common Characteristics Of Substance Use
    4. Screening For Substance Use
    5. Addiction Screening Instruments
    6. Summary
  2. Part 2
    1. Introduction
    2. Assessment Of A Substance Use Disorder
    3. The Diagnostic Interview
    4. Patient And Provider Relationship
    5. Comprehensive Health History
    6. Evaluation Of Multiple Substance Use And Cross Addition
    7. Mental Illness And Substance Use
    8. Summary

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the common characteristics of substance use
  • Explain the concept of cross addiction
  • Discuss how to choose addiction screening instruments
  • Describe the relationship between substance use and mental illness

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