Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101685
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About the Course:
Many health problems or mental disorders that healthcare practitioners (particularly those in primary care) encounter in their everyday practices derive from or are complicated by alcohol use disorders (AUDs). Consequently, healthcare practitioners are in key positions to manage the care of large numbers of individuals with AUDs. However, only a small percentage of these patients are actually treated for AUDs in these settings. The publication, Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, discuses medications currently approved for treating alcohol use disorders (AUDs). Chapter Five presents detailed information about extended-release injectable naltrexone.
Course materials are from Chapter Five found on pages 37-44 of the pdf document (pages 53-60 if using Adobe toolbar page finder.) Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or by ordering the publication free of charge from:
This course is based on the reading-based online, Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone (TIP 49, Chapter 5): From Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice (TIP 49) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 the usage of extended-release injectable naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the history, pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of extended-release injectable naltrexone as a treatment for alcohol use disorders.
Discuss the clinical usage of injectable naltrexone including administration, side effects, patient management, and patient education.
Identify patients appropriate for injectable naltrexone treatment, and discuss treatment duration and discontinuation.
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.
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