Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101656
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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.
Damage to Brain Area May Immediately Halt Cigarette Addiction
explains how patients with injury to the insula lost the urge to smoke.
Prenatal Nicotine Exposure May Damage Receptors That Influence Auditory Processing
describes how tests correlate biochemical abnormality with deficits in rats’ responses to sounds.
Imaging Studies Elucidate Neurobiology of Cigarette Craving
recalls how researchers observe brain circuit activation and rapid receptor occupation.
All three articles are contained in one PDF.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Nicotine Addiction: Collection V (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Damage to Brain Area May Immediately Halt Cigarette Addiction; Article 2: Prenatal Nicotine Exposure May Damage Receptors That Influence Auditory Processing; and Article 3: Imaging Studies Elucidate Neurobiology of Cigarette Craving created by Lori Whitten and NIDA Notes Staff
April 2009; and December 2008
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 how damage to a brain area may immediately halt cigarette addiction; how prenatal nicotine exposure may damage receptors that influence auditory processing, and how imaging studies elucidate neurobiology of cigarette craving. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify how patients with injury to the insula lost the urge to smoke.
Acknowledge how imaging studies elucidate the neurobiology of cigarette craving.
Explain how prenatal nicotine exposure may damage receptors that influence auditory processing.
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 V (NIDA Notes)
Article 1: Damage to Brain Area May Immediately Halt Cigarette Addiction
Article 2: Prenatal Nicotine Exposure May Damage Receptors That Influence Auditory Processing
Article 3: Imaging Studies Elucidate Neurobiology of Cigarette Craving
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