Understanding Opiates Including Methadone and Prescription Narcotics Online Course

The new addictions course available on-line at PAHA is “Understanding Opiates Including Methadone and Prescription Narcotics”. This is an 6-hour course that is available at our on-line training center anytime at http://substanceabusecounselortraining.com which covers the topic of Understanding Opiates Including Methadone and Prescription Narcotics with a specific substance abuse focus for Nurses, Counselors, and other Health Professionals.

Here are the topics covered in this course:

  1. History of Opiates
  2. Physiological functions and endogenous opiates
  3. Signs of Opiate Abuse/Dependence
  4. Natural History of Opiate Dependence
  5. Opiates and Genetics
  6. Human Costs of Opiate Dependence and Impact of MMT
  7. Health Care Costs
  8. Prescription Narcotics
  9. Prescription Opiate Dependence vs. Addiction
  10. OxyContin
  11. Assessing Signs of Opiate Intoxication
  12. Intervention
  13. Detoxification
  14. Signs and symptoms of opiate withdrawal
  15. Medications used in treatment of Opioid Dependence
  16. Methadone
  17. LAAM Levomethadyl Acetate
  18. Naltrexone ReVia/Naltrexone – Opiate Blocker (Agonist)
  19. Buprenorphine (Buprenex)
  20. Buprenorphine with Naloxone (Suboxone®)
  21. Pregnancy and Opiate Dependence
  22. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

To enroll in this course on-line please visit http://substanceabusecounselortraining.com. For more information about our face-to-face courses, please see our schedule at: https://addictionsprofessional.com/csac-certification/our-schedule

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