Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101635
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About the Course:
This course is based on four NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.
Site on Brain Cells Appears Crucial to Nicotine Addiction tells how by using genetic engineering, NIDA-supported scientists have produced a strain of mice with special characteristics that can help researchers identify and study key steps in the development of nicotine addiction.
NIDA Research Illuminates Associations Between Psychiatric Disorders and Smoking describes how nearly half of all cigarettes sold in the United States are sold to people with mental illness, and men and women with mental disorders are twice as likely as the general population to smoke.
Nicotine Withdrawal Linked to Disrupted Glutamate Signaling explains how in recent animal studies, NIDA-supported scientists have identified sites on some brain cells that appear to be key promoters of the negative psychological symptoms of nicotine withdrawal.
Smoking Exposure in Utero Increases Risk of Later Addiction addresses how an expectant mother’s smoking during pregnancy does not increase the likelihood that her child will later try smoking or become a regular smoker.
All four articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Nicotine Addiction: Collection IV (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Site on Brain Cells Appears Crucial to Nicotine Addiction; Article 2: NIDA Research Illuminates Associations Between Psychiatric Disorders and Smoking; Article 3: Nicotine Withdrawal Linked to Disrupted Glutamate Signaling; Article 4: Smoking Exposure In Utero Increases Risk of Later Addiction created by Arnold Mann and Patrick Zickler
August 2005, May 2005, and December 2004
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 nicotine addiction, associations between psychiatric disorders and smoking, how nicotine withdrawal is linked to disrupted glutamate signaling, and how smoking exposure in utero increases risk of later addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain how a site on brain cells appears crucial to nicotine addiction.
Identify the association between psychiatric disorders and smoking.
Describe how nicotine withdrawal is linked to disputed glutamate signaling.
Acknowledge that smoking exposure in utero increases risk of later addiction.
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)
0.75 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.
Nicotine Addiction: Collection IV (NIDA Notes)
Article 1: Site on Brain Cells Appears Crucial to Nicotine Addiction
Article 2: NIDA Research Illuminates Associations Between Psychiatric Disorders and Smoking
Article 3: Nicotine Withdrawal Linked to Disrupted Glutamate Signaling
Article 4: Smoking Exposure In Utero Increases Risk of Later Addiction
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