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Buzzed: The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy

Author: Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder & Wilkie Wilson

Course Created: 2014

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 8 hours
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Course Summary

Buzzed provides straightforward information on the most commonly used drugs in an interesting manner. Topics covered in the physiological as well as the behavioral effects of commonly abused drugs.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • List the most dangerous drugs to mix with alcohol.
  • Explain the physical effects of MDMA.
  • List common herbal drugs.
  • Identify the usual cause of death from opiates.
  • discuss the effects of anabolic steroids on women.
  • Identify the incidence of cocaine users.

Course Syllabus

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Ecstasy
  • Hallucinogens
  • Herbal Drugs
  • Inhalants
  • Marijuana
  • Nicotine
  • Opiates
  • Sedatives
  • Steroids
  • Stimulants
  • Brain Basics
  • Drug Basics
  • Addiction
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