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Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment, Part One: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 28

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Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment, TIP 28, presents current knowledge about the use of naltrexone, an opioid antagonist. This medication was initially developed to treat opiate addiction but was subsequently found to help in preventing relapse to alcohol abuse when used with traditional treatment modalities. This TIP will help clinicians and treatment providers use naltrexone safely and effectively to enhance patient care and improve treatment outcomes.
This course covers Chapter One and Chapter Two of Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment. Pages covered are 1-24.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment, Part One: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 28 created by SAMHSA

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 28 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about naltrexone and alcoholism treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the rationale for adding naltrexone therapy to psychosocial substance abuse treatment.

  2. Identify the situations in which naltrexone therapy is contraindicated.

  3. Describe a typical naltrexone treatment protocol.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101035
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.36 out of 5
205 members have taken this course

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