Heroin: The Opioid Crisis

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Diacetylmorphine (heroin) has a high potential of being dangerous based on statistics and epidemiological data gathered on those individuals that use and abuse the drug. The characteristics of heroin and its mechanism of action are addressed in this course to elaborate on how the drug elicits a strong, euphoric effect compared to other opioid medications. Healthcare professionals must understand heroin use and treatment management as individuals that use heroin often require medical intervention. The goal of this course is to inform nursing professionals, physicians, and pharmacy professionals in the acute care setting about the background, clinical presentation, and interprofessional management of heroin use, abuse, addiction, and overdose.



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Diacetylmorphine (heroin) has a high potential of being dangerous based on statistics and epidemiological data gathered on those individuals that use and abuse the drug. The characteristics of heroin and its mechanism of action are addressed in this course to elaborate on how the drug elicits a strong, euphoric effect compared to other opioid medications. Healthcare professionals must understand heroin use and treatment management as individuals that use heroin often require medical intervention. The goal of this course is to inform nursing professionals, physicians, and pharmacy professionals in the acute care setting about the background, clinical presentation, and interprofessional management of heroin use, abuse, addiction, and overdose.



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