Total CE Credit Hours: 10
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102026
About the Course:
Physical Detoxification Services for Withdrawal From Specific Substances (TIP 45, Chapter 4): Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment highlights specific treatment regimens for multiple classifications of substance abuse, which include physical detoxification for withdrawal from alcohol, opiates, benzodiazepines and other sedative hypnotics, stimulants, inhalants/solvents, nicotine, marijuana and other drugs containing THC, anabolic steroids, and an integrated approach for management of polydrug abuse. In addition, this chapter provides guidance on the medical, nursing, and social services aspects of these treatments. Considerations for specific populations is also explored.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Physical Detoxification Services for Withdrawal From Specific Substances (TIP 45, Chapter 4): Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 45) created by 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, and social workers who seek knowledge about physical detoxification services for withdrawal from most classifications of substance abuse. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the psychosocial and biomedical screening and assessment process that may occur after initial contact as an individual undergoes detoxification.
- Describe the physical services for withdrawal from the different classifications of substance abuse.
- Explain the integrated approach to management of polydrug abuse and acknowledge the alternative approaches to detoxification with consideration to the special populations.
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