Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101172
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About the Course:
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 Appendix C only.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 28): Translating Research Into Practice created by SAMHSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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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.
Explain why naltrexone isn’t more widely used in the treatment of alcohol dependence.
Identify strategies that encourage research utilization in general and those specific to naltrexone pharmacotherapy in particular.
Describe ways to prepare a system for use of naltrexone as a treatment adjunct.
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