Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101591
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About the Course:
This course is taken from NIDA Notes. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.
Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission explains how the defining features of drug intoxication and addiction can be traced to disruptions in cell-to-cell signaling.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Cocaine Research Update: Collection V (NIDA Notes): Impacts of Drugs on Neurotransmission created by Carl Sherman
Publication Date:October 2007
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 the impact of drugs on neurotransmission. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the impact of drugs on neurotransmission.
- Identify which neurotransmitter or neurotransmitters that cocaine affects.
- Describe the changes that occur with chronic drug abuse.
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