Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101652
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About the Course:
This course is based on two NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.
MTF Survey Finds Overall Decline in Teen Substance Abuse
explains how a nationwide survey of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-graders found that the overall decline was tempered by increases or unchanged rates of abuse of some prescription drugs, inhalants, and other substances.
Marijuana Smoking Is Associated With a Spectrum of Respiratory Disorders
describes how two NIDA-funded studies identify health risks that underscore the importance of curbing marijuana abuse.
Both articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Marijuana Research: Collection I (NIDA Notes): Article 1: MTF Survey Finds Overall Decline in Teen Substance Abuse; Article 2: Marijuana Smoking Is Associated With a Spectrum of Respiratory Disorders created by NIDA Staff and Patrick Zickler
Publication Date:April 2006 and October 2006
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the Monitoring the Future Survey finding regarding the overall decline in teen substance abuse and how marijuana smoking is associated with a spectrum of respiratory disorders. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Recall that the Monitoring the Future Survey found overall decline in teen substance abuse.
- Explain why marijuana smoking is associated with a spectrum of respiratory disorders.
- Describe marijuana's long-term pulmonary effects.
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