Total CE Credit Hours: 18
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102530
About the Course:
The book upon which this course is based provides information about the drugs people use and the ways people get high. The authors present a realistic informative handbook without bias or exaggeration. The physiological and behavioral effects of drug abuse are sure to increase understanding of the common reactions many people experience who use drugs. Basic principles and legalities related to drug issues are also presented in this course.
This course is based on the book, Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy 5th Edition created by Cynthia Kuhn, PhD., Scott Swartswelder, PhD., and Wilkie Wilson, PhD. in 2019.
Publication Date:2019 / 5th Edition
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,health educators, counselors,and social workers who seek knowledge about different classes of drugs and their physical and psychological effects . It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify classes of drugs.
- Describe the different physical and psychological effects of different classes of drugs.
- Explain the principles of drug addiction.
- Explain the basic laws and principles that are applicable with drug use.
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