Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101121
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About the Course:
Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol 28, presents current knowledge about the use of naltrexone, an opioid antagonist. This course covers Chapter 3 of Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment and discusses basic neurobiological and preclinical research which has helped establish addiction as a biological brain disease. This course covers Chapter 3 only.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 28): Basic Neurobiological and Preclinical Research created by SAMHSA
Journal/Publisher: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 basic neurobiological and preclinical research related to the biological and genetic causes of addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the basic components and fundamental aspects of the human nervous system.
- Identify how drug dependence is related to neurological reinforcement systems.
- Explain the interaction between alcohol and neurotransmitters.
- Discuss the current research linking alcohol and opioids.
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