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A Comprehensive Approach to Address Substance Use in America

Course #: 09-902

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CE Credit Hours: 5.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

 Millions of Americans across the country suffer from substance misuse and research shows substance misuse rates are on the rise. Recent changes in health care policies and laws have integrated substance use treatment with general health care. This shift in health care, coupled with rising trends of substance misuse, places new demands on health care professionals. This CEU provides nurses with an understanding of substance misuse, while providing insight into the neurobiology of substance use, misuse and addiction. 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Examine the social, economical and clinical impact of substance use, misuse and addiction.
  2. Identify the most abused substances and risk factors for substance use, misuse and addiction, while obtaining an understanding of substance abuse disorders.
  3. Explore the neurobiology of substance use, misuse and addiction.

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