Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101092
About the Course:
Due to the age of the information, this course is being replaced with course 102373. This course covers Chapter 3 only.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Pharmacology of Medications Used to Treat Opioid Addiction: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 pharmacology of medications used to treat opioid addiction. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify pharmacology and pharmacotherapy.
- Explain the side effects of methadone, LAAM, naltrexone and buprenorphine.
- Acknowledge the interactions with other therapeutic medications.
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