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This course examines a systematic review of pharmacotherapies for stimulant use disorders conducted by the department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration. It includes: antidepressants, antipsychotics, psychostimulants, cognitive enhancing drugs,...  Read More
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This course examines the expanding use of Kratom in the US through two articles. The drug has similar effects to both opioids and stimulants depending upon preparation. The active ingredient...  Read More
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This TIP is about using FDA approved medications to treat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Part 3 of this TIP describes general principles of OUD pharmacotherapy and discusses medication formulations, indications,...  Read More
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TIP 63 provides a clinical overview of three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) as well as addresses other strategies useful in the management of this...  Read More
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This TIP discusses Medical Assisted Therapy (MAT) for opioid addiction. Addiction is a chronic, treatable illness. Opioid addiction often requires continuing care for effective treatment rather than an episodic, acute-care...  Read More
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This course examines pain management and ways to reduce chances of the patient developing OUD by using other methods for treating pain. It includes: the scope of the problem of...  Read More
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Drugs of Abuse 2020

4.25 credits
This course outlines all the major current drugs of abuse, and drugs of concern. It explains the DEA’s process of Drug Scheduling, with tables of drugs for each schedule. It...  Read More
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This course is a review of pharmacotherapy and medication literature for adolescents. It examines pharmacologic treatments (MAT) for adolescent substance use. It addresses pharmacological intervention research, Ecological Momentary Assessment, current...  Read More
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This course discusses the role of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of substance use disorder in adolescents. Various medications are examined, in a wide range of addictions, including Tobacco Use Disorder...  Read More
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This webinar presents the criteria for Depressive Disorders as described in the DSM-V and discusses the appropriate medications to be used when treating each type of anxiety disorder. The presentation...  Read More
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This course discusses cocaine, hallucinogens and dissociative drugs. It includes: what is cocaine, the scope of cocaine use in the US, how cocaine is used, how cocaine produces its effects,...  Read More
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The course discusses the 3 FDA approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder. It is designed for prescribing providers. It includes: methodology, assessment and diagnosis of opioid use...  Read More
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This course covers Heroin and prescription Opioids. It includes: what heroin is and how it is used, the scope of heroin in the US, the effects of heroin on the...  Read More
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This course examines the misuse of steroids and other APED’s. It includes: an explanation of the different types of APED’s, the history of anabolic steroid use, users and misusers of...  Read More
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This course examines MDMA (ecstasy abuse. It includes: definition and history of MDMA, scope of MDMA use in the US, users of MDMA, effects of MDMA and effects on the...  Read More
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Marijuana

2 credits
This course is from an article by the National Institute of Drug Abuse discussing marijuana. It includes: A note from the director, what marijuana is, the scope of marijuana use...  Read More
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Methamphetamine

1 credit
This course examines methamphetamine use. It includes: what methamphetamine is, scope of use in the US, how it is misused, how methamphetamine is manufactured, how it is different from other...  Read More
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This course is an update to TIP 49 including new findings in literature for incorporating alcohol pharmacotherapies. The results are listed by year and then by drug. It includes findings...  Read More
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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...  Read More
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