Total CE Credit Hours: 2.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102852
About the Course:
This course discusses HIV and substance abusing in the aging population. Other comorbidities examined are alcohol and smoking tobacco. The first article includes: the prevalence of substance use among older people living with HIV (OPLWH), comorbidities of OLPWH, psychosocial influences on OLPWH who use substances, recommendations for care providers, training/continuing education needs for staff in facilities with OPLWH. The second article is a pilot study that examines the prevalence of substance misuse among OLPWH, breaking down specific drug use in the population.
This course is based on the article, Substance Use Among Older People Living With HIV: Challenges for Health Care Providers created Sherry Deren et al on April of 2019 and the article, Drug use among HIV+ adults aged 50 and older: Findings from the GOLD II Study created by Danielle C. Ompad et al in November of 2016.
April 24, 2019 and March 5, 2018 Apr 2019
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the older HIV population has a strong prevelance of substance misuse, that is not being adequately treated.
Identify the screeng tool and model best used with this population
Summarize the prevelance of specificc drugs in this population.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
2.25 CE credit hours
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
2.25 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)
2.25 CPD hours
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
2.25 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.
Substance Use Among Older People Living With HIV: Challenges for Health Care Providers
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