Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102388
About the Course:
This chapter describes the key components of health care systems; historical reasons substance use and its consequences have been addressed separately from other health problems; the key role that health care systems can play in providing prevention, treatment, and recovery support services (RSS) for substance use disorders; and the recent developments that are leading to improved integration of substance use-related care with the rest of medicine. This chapter also describes the challenges to effective integration, as well as promising trends, such as in health information technology (health IT) that will facilitate it. Because these changes are still underway, much of the relevant research is still formative and descriptive; information presented in this chapter often derives from reports and descriptive papers.
This course is based on Chapter 6 of Facing Addiction in America created by US Dept of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General and SAMHSA in 2016..
Course Material Authors
Clinicians, program administrators, health care administrators, prescribing providers, researchers, government officials. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify barriers to treatment of substance use in medical settings, including electronic health records
Acknowledge the efforts are needed to support integrating screening, assessments, interventions, use of medications, and care coordination between general health systems and specialty substance use disorder treatment programs or services.
Apply integrating care for substance use disorders into mainstream health to increase the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
4 CE Credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
4 CE Credit hours
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)
4 CPD hours
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
4 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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