Chemical Dependency

Chemical Dependency 

This course discusses the science of addiction by reviewing how addiction develops and some factors leading to chemical dependency. Strategies for dealing with substance abuse through prevention, as well as some treatment options for substance abusers, along with managing a drug free workplace will be reviewed. (Meets Chemical Dependency Requirement in TN).


Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-SWK-DDE-5045-V3
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2022
Learning Objectives:
Understand the science of chemical dependency and the factors
leading to prolonged substance abuse.
Develop an awareness of co-morbidity, which is the occurrence of two
or more physiological disorders manifested in the same person.
Learn some of the mental and physical effects when alcohol, tobacco,
illegal drugs, and prescription medication are abused.
Indicate aspects of the SBIRT model used to identify and assist drug
abusing and addicted individuals.
Review the principles which characterize effective assessment,
management and treatment for the chemically dependent.
Realize the additional provisions for parity of coverage for substance
use and mental health disorders in the Affordable Care Act
Recognize the five components for establishing an alcohol and drug
free workplace.


For the course outline, please refer to the Table of Contents found in the course PDF.

Instructor: Dynamic Dental Educators
Disclosure: Dynamic Dental Educators has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Dental Professionals; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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