Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103146
About the Course:
The purpose of this course is to investigate prevalence and correlates of medical use and misuse of psychoactive prescription medications among US youth and young adult. The course covers young adults aged 12-25 years, and correlates of misuse are restricted to 18-25 year olds.
This course is based on the reading-based online, Medical Use and Misuse of Psychoactive Prescription Medications Among US Youth and Young Adults created by Israel Agaku, DMD, MPH, MBA, PhD, PhD, Diplomate, ABDPH et al. in 2021.
Publication Date:Fam Med Com Health 2021
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.
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:
- Identify prevalence of medical use and misuse of psychoactive prescription medications among United States youths and young adults.
- Discuss the importance of monitoring the diversity of medication misuse behaviors among youths and young adults.
- Analyze the results of the cross-sectional self reports surveys that are discussed by Agaku and colleagues in the 2021 article.
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