Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102774
About the Course:
Some researchers consider impaired autonomy regarding drug consumption as a defining component of addiction. If true, studies and treatment protocols involving provision of drugs to addicts would face insurmountable ethical issues. Evidence shows that addicts can and do resist consumption. Though autonomy is doubtlessly impaired, addicts can still give informed consent. No unique ethical concern exists for this population in well-designed studies and treatment programs.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Addiction, Autonomy, and Informed Consent: On and Off the Garden Path. created by Neil Levy in 2016.
Publication Date:The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy; 41(1) 2016
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Define autonomy and describe its relationship to informed consent.
- Analyze the connection between autonomy and addiction.
- Draw conclusions regarding the ethical implications of impaired autonomy and informed consent.
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