Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101010
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About the Course:
This course presents information compiled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse regarding heroin abuse and addiction. The information presented is intended to provide relevant findings regarding the harmful effects of heroin abuse and addiction, as well as the most recent research regarding prevention and treatment.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Heroin Abuse and Addiction created by NIDA Staff
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about heroin abuse and addiction, including alternatives for treatment.. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Effectively utilize sources of additional scientific information regarding heroin abuse and addiction.
Identify available, effective treatments for heroin addiction.
Cite examples of opioid analogs and their dangers.
Describe the short- and long-term effects of heroin use and the medical complications involved in chronic use.
Explain what heroin is, how it is used, and the scope of its use in the U.S.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
2 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
2 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
2 CE credit hours
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
2 CPD hours
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