Substance Use Disorders and Treatment

Substance Use Disorders and Treatment 

This purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with information about substance use disorders and treatment. Information about the history and prevalence of misuse, epidemiology, health effects, and treatment for alcohol, opioids, cannabis, and stimulants as specific substance use disorders will be presented.

$18.95

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-SUDT

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Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

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Oregon Department of Human Services

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This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-SUDT
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Cite facts related to the epidemiology of substance misuse worldwide and in the United States.
Explain historic and contemporary factors that have shaped legislative policies and responses to the use or misuse of substances, including an understanding of the war on drugs, factors contributing to the opioid crisis, and the current political climate related to the use of cannabis.
Identify DSM-5 criteria for substance use disorders.
Explain the terms tolerance and dependence and identify their role in substance use and withdrawal.
Identify the health effects and treatment approaches for substance use disorders, including medically assisted treatment (MAT), harm reduction, and treatment specific to the misuse of alcohol, opioids, cannabis, and stimulants.

Outline:
Hour One I. Introduction a. Course description i. Purpose of course ii. Checkpoints iii. Learning objectives b. History, policy, and the social context related to substance use i. Early tobacco, alcohol, and opium use in America (late1800s) ii. Temperance movement, prohibition (1920–1933), and legislative controls iii. Counter-culture movement and new medications (1960s) iv. War on drugs (1971) v. Reforms: 1. Increased focus on harm reduction, decriminalization, and public health 2. Legalization of medicinal and recreational cannabis in the U.S. c. Epidemiology of substance misuse i. Worldwide incidence ii. Injectable drugs and communicable diseases iii. Opioid epidemic and U.S. public health crisis iv. Economic costs associated with substance misuse v. Substance misuse and occupational or other injuries vi. The link between trauma, violence, and misuse vii. Crime, violence, and substance misuse d. Checkpoint one: True/false question II. Substance misuse and the body a. Ingestion of a substance i. Route of administration ii. Amount ingested b. Substances and the brain i. Effects of intoxication c. Tolerance i. Lack of equal effects d. Dependence i. Physical and psychological dependence e. Withdrawal i. Factors influencing length and severity of withdrawal f. Checkpoint two: multiple-choice question III. Substance use disorders (SUDs) a. SUD diagnosis i. DSM-5 criteria ii. Checkpoint three: multiple-choice question b. Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) i. Prevalence of alcohol use in U.S. ii. AUD prevalence 1. Course — number of episodes and remission 2. Amount of consumption and pattern of use a. Binge drinking 3. Health effects a. Increased risks to liver-related deaths, cancer b. Differ by age/gender 4. Alcohol intoxication a. Signs/symptoms 5. Alcohol poisoning 6. Withdrawal 7. Treatment for SUDs, including AUD a. Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) b. Psychotherapy c. Community support d. Treatment for chronic, severe SUDs 8. Checkpoint four: multiple-choice questions c. Opioid Use Disorder i. Opioid epidemic 1. Prevalence of use in U.S. 2. Factors increasing use ii. Understanding opioid medicines and associated risks 1. Central nervous system (CNS) depressants, how they affect brain, spinal cord, and GI tract 2. Opioid misuse: routes and risks a. Drug tampering, higher concentrations b. Transition to heroin or polysubstance misuse c. Overdose i. Physical signs/symptoms of overdose ii. Emergency treatment: Naloxone administration 1. Rescue kits 3. Heroin Misuse a. What is heroin? Morphine derivative. b. Dangers associated with misuse. i. Overdose: signs/symptoms ii. Withdrawal symptoms 4. Treatment for OUD a. MAT medications b. Checkpoint five: multiple-choice questions d. Cannabis Use Disorder i. Cannabis use 1. Prevalence 2. Changing views 3. What is marijuana? 4. Routes of ingestion 5. Health effects 6. Medical cannabis ii. Cannabis Use Disorder (CUD) 1. Prevalence 2. Long-term use, health effects/risks 3. Withdrawal and treatment iii. Checkpoint six: True/false questions e. Stimulant Use Disorders i. Amphetamine type stimulants (ATS) 1. Prevalence 2. What are stimulant drugs? a. Health effects b. History of stimulant drugs ii. Methamphetamine Misuse 1. Medicinal versus Illicit use 2. Routes of ingestion, street names 3. Binge and crash pattern of use 4. Health effects of chronic use 5. Withdrawal and treatment iii. Cocaine Use Disorder (CUD) 1. History and origin a. Chemical cocaine hydrochloride 2. Prevalence 3. Street names of substances 4. Health effects and risks 5. Withdrawal 6. Treatment iv. Checkpoint seven: multiple-choice question IV. Course summary V. Final exam (posttest)

Instructor: Catherine Zimmerman, LICSW, ACHP-SW, CSW-G
Catherine Zimmerman is a licensed independent clinical social worker who has a private practice providing counseling services to people of all ages and all stages of their lives. She is a freelance healthcare writer and speaker specializing in mental health, ethics, hospice and palliative care, gerontological topics, substance misuse, caregiving, stress and trauma.  Zimmerman received her master's degree from Portland State University thirty years ago and is certified in clinical social work-Gerontology. Zimmerman supervises and mentors therapists seeking licensure in Oregon or Washington states. She is the current President of the Washington chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and has provided public presentations on over twenty topics and has numerous published works. Disclosure: Catherine Zimmerman, LICSW, ACHP-SW, CSW-G has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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