Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101616
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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.
Ariprazole Prevents Rats From Resuming Cocaine Seeking describes how a medication prescribed for schizophrenia and the manic phases of bipolar disorder shows promise as a cocaine addiction treatment.
Methadone Reduces Rats’ Cocaine Seeking relates how high-dose methadone undermines animals’ motivation to acquire cocaine.
Neuropeptide Promotes Drug-Seeking and Craving in Rats explains how orexin emerges as a link in the chain of brain mechanisms regulating appetite for rewards.
All three articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Cocaine Research Update: Collection III (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Aripiprazole Prevents Rats From Resuming Cocaine Seeking; Article 2: Methadone Reduces Rats’ Cocaine Seeking; Article 3: Neuropeptide Promotes Drug-Seeking and Craving in Rats created by Lori Whitten and NIDA Notes Staff
December 2008 and October 2007
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 rat experimentation in regard to aripiprazole preventing them to resume cocaine seeking, how methadone reduces their cocaine seeking, and how neuropeptide promotes drug-seeking and craving. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Acknowledge that aripiprazole prevents rats from resuming cocaine seeking.
Explain how methadone reduces rats’ cocaine seeking.
Describe how neuropeptide promotes drug-seeking and craving in rats.
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
Cocaine Research Update: Collection III (NIDA Notes)
Article 1: Aripiprazole Prevents Rats From Resuming Cocaine Seeking
Article 2: Methadone Reduces Rats’ Cocaine Seeking
Article 3: Neuropeptide Promotes Drug-Seeking and Craving in Rats
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