Heroin Abuse and Addiction

About the Course:

This course presents information compiled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse regarding heroin abuse and addiction. The information presented is intended to provide relevant findings regarding the harmful effects of heroin abuse and addiction, as well as the most recent research regarding prevention and treatment.

Publication Date:

May 2005

Author

NIDA Staff

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about heroin abuse and addiction, including alternatives for treatment.. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Effectively utilize sources of additional scientific information regarding heroin abuse and addiction.

  2. Identify available, effective treatments for heroin addiction.

  3. Cite examples of opioid analogs and their dangers.

  4. Describe the short- and long-term effects of heroin use and the medical complications involved in chronic use.

  5. Explain what heroin is, how it is used, and the scope of its use in the U.S.

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Course Number: 101010
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 0.75cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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Format: Online
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Popularity: 482 members have taken this course

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