Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101585
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About the Course:
This course is based on three NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence. All three articles are contained in one PDF.
Sensory Aspects May Drive Addiction in Obese Smokers describes how obesity appears to reduce nicotine’s rewarding effect in mice as well as in humans.
Bupropion Helps People With Schizophrenia Quit Smoking addresses how the smoking-cessation aid bupropion is safe and effective for people with schizophrenia.
Genetic Predisposition and Depression Both Influence Teen Smoking refers to a gene called DRD2 that partly determines whether an adolescent who takes a first puff on a cigarette will progress to regular smoking.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Nicotine Addiction: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Sensory Aspects May Drive Addiction in Obese Smokers; Article 2: Bupropion Helps People With Schizophrenia Quit Smoking; Article 3: Genetic Predisposition and Depression Both Influence Teen Smoking created by Patrick Zickler and Lori Whitten
July 2006, April 2006, and March 2006
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about sensory aspects that may drive addiction in obese smokers, how bupropion has helped people with schizophrenia to quit smoking, and how genetic predisposition and depression both influence teen smoking. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe how sensory aspects may drive addiction in obese smokers.
Explain how bupropion helps people with schizophrenia quit smoking.
Acknowledge that genetic predisposition and depression both influence teen smoking.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 CE credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 CE credit hour
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)
1 CE credit hour
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)
1 CPD hour
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
0.5 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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