Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101649
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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.
Depot Naltrexone Appears Safe and Effective for Heroin Addiction
describes how a long-lasting, injectable formula of naltrexone performed well in a pilot clinical trial.
Interim Methadone Raises Odds of Enrolling in Comprehensive Treatment
explains how patients reduced heroin abuse and criminal activity while awaiting admission to a treatment program.
Buprenorphine Plus Behavioral Therapy Is Effective for Adolescents With Opioid Addiction
recalls how a new study looks at extending the role of buprenorphine for treatment of adolescents.
All three articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Heroin Treatment Research: Collection I (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Depot Naltrexone Appears Safe and Effective for Heroin Addiction; Article 2: Interim Methadone Raises Odds of Enrolling in Comprehensive Treatment; Article 3: Buprenorphine Plus Behavioral Therapy Is Effective for Adolescents With Opioid Addiction created by Sarah Teagle and Patrick Zickler
April 2007 and October 2006
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 how depot naltrexone appears safe and effective for heroin addiction; how interim methadone raises odds of enrolling in comprehensive treatment, and how buprenorphine plus behavioral therapy is effective for adolescents with opioid addiction. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain how depot naltrexone appears safe and effective for heroin addiction.
Identify how interim methadone raises odds of enrolling in comprehensive treatment.
Describe how buprenorphine plus behavioral therapy is effective for adolescents with opioid 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)
0.5 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.
Heroin Treatment Research: Collection I (NIDA Notes)
Article 1: Depot Naltrexone Appears Safe and Effective for Heroin Addiction
Article 2: Interim Methadone Raises Odds of Enrolling in Comprehensive Treatment
Article 3: Buprenorphine Plus Behavioral Therapy Is Effective for Adolescents With Opioid Addiction
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