Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100964
About the Course:
The taking of so-called “designer” and “club” drugs is becoming increasingly prevalent among teenagers and young adults in the United States and elsewhere. Among this myriad of substances are narcotic painkillers, ecstasy, GHB, Rohypnol, ketamine, and methamphetamine. Designer Drugs details the history and legal status of each drug, their physical characteristics, their effects on the mind and body, statistics on their use and abuse, and the signs of addiction associated with each drug.
This course is based on the book, Designer Drugs: Drugs: the Straight Facts created by M. Foster Olive and David J. Triggle
Publication Date:2004 First Edition
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially substance abuse counselors, teachers, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the dangers of designer drugs. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the effects designer drugs have on the brain.
- List the different types of designer drugs.
- Recall the patterns of use and abuse of designer drugs.
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