A Survey of Substance Use Disorder – Substance Misuse Training
Learn evidence-based treatment techniques to help improve addiction medicine and the quality of care for patients, from American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for providers who are new to the field of addiction medicine.
You may be a primary care physician, clinician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or behavioral health specialist who sees patients at risk for or with addiction.
Learn more about addiction medicine with these courses from the American Society of Addiction Medicine:
The Neurobiology of Addiction
Understanding the Impact of Stigma on Addiction Treatment
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Apply neurobiological concepts to treat patients who suffer from substance use disorders.
Identify intoxication and withdrawal syndromes of alcohol, opioids, and stimulants.
Explore psychosocial and pharmacological interventions in the treatment of addiction.
Describe ethical issues that arise when there are conflicts relating to both public safety and individual health.
Discuss factors in managing complex patients with substance use involving co-morbid medical or psychiatric disorders in a variety of settings by utilizing ethical principles.
Identify factors that contribute to errors in clinical practice.