Pharmacology of Medications Used to Treat Opioid Addiction: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs

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To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Jun 30, 2019.

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About the Course:

Due to the age of the information, this course is being replaced with course 102373. This course covers Chapter 3 only.



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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 pharmacology of medications used to treat opioid addiction. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify pharmacology and pharmacotherapy.

  2. Explain the side effects of methadone, LAAM, naltrexone and buprenorphine.

  3. Acknowledge the interactions with other therapeutic medications.

Course Article

Exam Questions start at Chapter 3. Page #25 of the PDF or #46 of the Adobe page counter.

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Course Number: 101092
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: $13.94
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Format: Online
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