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This course illustrates how the the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project is the first major opportunity to use a behavioral economics lens to look at programs that serve poor...
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This course illustrates how the the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project is the first major opportunity to use a behavioral economics lens to look at programs that serve poor and vulnerable people in the United States. Behavioral economics combines insights from psychology and economics.The BIAS project aims to use tools from behavioral economics toimprove the well-being of individuals and families served by programs that the ACF (Administration for Children and Families) supports. This course describes the application of behavioral economics in the early stages of the BIAS project and provides an overview of the field presents an approach to applying behavioral economics to human services programs and shares insights from three case studies in the BIAS project.
This course illustrates how the the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project is the first major opportunity to use a behavioral economics lens to look at programs that serve poor and vulnerable people in the United States. Behavioral economics combines insights from psychology and economics.The BIAS project aims to use tools from behavioral economics toimprove the well-being of individuals and families served by programs that the ACF (Administration for Children and Families) supports. This course describes the application of behavioral economics in the early stages of the BIAS project and provides an overview of the field presents an approach to applying behavioral economics to human services programs and shares insights from three case studies in the BIAS project.
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Biology of Aging describes some of the National Institute of Aging's exciting findings about the basic biology of aging and points to directions for future investigation
Biology of Aging describes some of the National Institute of Aging's exciting findings about the basic biology of aging and points to directions for future investigation
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This short course focuses on the psychological condition called borderline personality disorder. It covers symptoms other illnesses that may accompany borderline personality disorder risk factors diagnosis...
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This short course focuses on the psychological condition called borderline personality disorder. It covers symptoms other illnesses that may accompany borderline personality disorder risk factors diagnosis and treatments.
This short course focuses on the psychological condition called borderline personality disorder. It covers symptoms other illnesses that may accompany borderline personality disorder risk factors diagnosis and treatments.
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This CE course presents the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder with or without a co-occurring substance use disorder alerts professionals to the importance of monitoring clients with...
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This CE course presents the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder with or without a co-occurring substance use disorder alerts professionals to the importance of monitoring clients with borderline personality disorder for self-harm and suicidal behavior and encourages professionals to refer such clients for appropriate treatment.
This CE course presents the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder with or without a co-occurring substance use disorder alerts professionals to the importance of monitoring clients with borderline personality disorder for self-harm and suicidal behavior and encourages professionals to refer such clients for appropriate treatment.
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Borderline personality disorder is characterized by difficulties in regulating emotions. This inability to regulate emotions can lead to impulsivity, outbursts, conflict in relationships, and even psychotic...
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Borderline personality disorder is characterized by difficulties in regulating emotions. This inability to regulate emotions can lead to impulsivity, outbursts, conflict in relationships, and even psychotic behaviors. Borderline personality disorder also often co-occurs with other mental disorders, increasing the treatment complexity. This course will discuss symptoms, diagnosis, and current treatment methods for borderline personality disorder. Case studies will illustrate important distinctions for borderline personality disorder in each of these areas.
Borderline personality disorder is characterized by difficulties in regulating emotions. This inability to regulate emotions can lead to impulsivity, outbursts, conflict in relationships, and even psychotic behaviors. Borderline personality disorder also often co-occurs with other mental disorders, increasing the treatment complexity. This course will discuss symptoms, diagnosis, and current treatment methods for borderline personality disorder. Case studies will illustrate important distinctions for borderline personality disorder in each of these areas.
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In this course, Dr. Michael Merzenich discusses the area of brain plasticity. As a pioneer in the field, Dr. Merzenich provides a clear overview of how researchers have developed a more complete understanding...
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In this course, Dr. Michael Merzenich discusses the area of brain plasticity. As a pioneer in the field, Dr. Merzenich provides a clear overview of how researchers have developed a more complete understanding of brain plasticity over time and how to apply research findings to daily life. This course will discuss the background of brain plasticity, how to build plasticity into our daily lives, and the direction research is taking to understand chronic physical and mental illnesses.
In this course, Dr. Michael Merzenich discusses the area of brain plasticity. As a pioneer in the field, Dr. Merzenich provides a clear overview of how researchers have developed a more complete understanding of brain plasticity over time and how to apply research findings to daily life. This course will discuss the background of brain plasticity, how to build plasticity into our daily lives, and the direction research is taking to understand chronic physical and mental illnesses.
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This intermediate level continuing education course describes how supporting mothers and babies who are breastfeeding will increase the public health impact of everyone's efforts reduce inequities in the...
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This intermediate level continuing education course describes how supporting mothers and babies who are breastfeeding will increase the public health impact of everyone's efforts reduce inequities in the quality of health care that mothers and babies receive and improve the support that families receive in employment and community settings. Topics include health risks of formula feeding global benefits of breastfeeding lactation problems working and the breastfeeding mother and the role of the W.I.C. program and lactation consultant in breastfeeding promotion.
This intermediate level continuing education course describes how supporting mothers and babies who are breastfeeding will increase the public health impact of everyone's efforts reduce inequities in the quality of health care that mothers and babies receive and improve the support that families receive in employment and community settings. Topics include health risks of formula feeding global benefits of breastfeeding lactation problems working and the breastfeeding mother and the role of the W.I.C. program and lactation consultant in breastfeeding promotion.
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This CE course explains the theoretical basis and evidence for the effectiveness of brief interventions and to assist primary health care workers in conducting a simple brief intervention for clients whose...
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This CE course explains the theoretical basis and evidence for the effectiveness of brief interventions and to assist primary health care workers in conducting a simple brief intervention for clients whose substance use is putting them at risk. Topics described in this course include: the rationale for brief intervention in primary care; a model of behavior change; the components of brief interventions that work; examples of ASSIST-linked brief interventions; and principles of motivational interviewing and essential skills. Additional information include how to: link the ASSIST screening procedure with a brief intervention; give feedback to clients; conduct brief intervention for people at moderate risk; help clients who inject drugs; address multiple substance use; and give longer or recurrent intervention
This CE course explains the theoretical basis and evidence for the effectiveness of brief interventions and to assist primary health care workers in conducting a simple brief intervention for clients whose substance use is putting them at risk. Topics described in this course include: the rationale for brief intervention in primary care; a model of behavior change; the components of brief interventions that work; examples of ASSIST-linked brief interventions; and principles of motivational interviewing and essential skills. Additional information include how to: link the ASSIST screening procedure with a brief intervention; give feedback to clients; conduct brief intervention for people at moderate risk; help clients who inject drugs; address multiple substance use; and give longer or recurrent intervention
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This course was developed as aBrief Psychiatric Rating Scale Training overview. The course briefly looks at the background of the BPRS along with the items that are rated and the scoring and guidelines for...
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This course was developed as aBrief Psychiatric Rating Scale Training overview. The course briefly looks at the background of the BPRS along with the items that are rated and the scoring and guidelines for each category.
This course was developed as aBrief Psychiatric Rating Scale Training overview. The course briefly looks at the background of the BPRS along with the items that are rated and the scoring and guidelines for each category.
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This course was developed from the Center for Cancer Research publication which highlights several examples of how the NIH Clinical Center specializing in studying and treating rare diseases - cancers among...
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This course was developed from the Center for Cancer Research publication which highlights several examples of how the NIH Clinical Center specializing in studying and treating rare diseases - cancers among them - have the unique capabilities to bring in and treat a critical mass of patients with cancers that might otherwise be seen only sporadically in more regional facilities and how this capacity is paying off for understudied cancers.
This course was developed from the Center for Cancer Research publication which highlights several examples of how the NIH Clinical Center specializing in studying and treating rare diseases - cancers among them - have the unique capabilities to bring in and treat a critical mass of patients with cancers that might otherwise be seen only sporadically in more regional facilities and how this capacity is paying off for understudied cancers.
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. It is caused by a bump or blow to the head that affects how the brain normally works (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control...
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. It is caused by a bump or blow to the head that affects how the brain normally works (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control 2008). Because nurses are frequently the professionals who see the full impact of TBI and have the skills that can alter the course of a patient's recovery it is important for nurses to have a valuable resource to help them achieve the best possible outcomes. This guideline helps translate the latest research into an easy-to-use reference. The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations based on current evidence that will help registered nurses advanced practice nurses and institutions provide safe and effective care to injured patients with a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI).
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. It is caused by a bump or blow to the head that affects how the brain normally works (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control 2008). Because nurses are frequently the professionals who see the full impact of TBI and have the skills that can alter the course of a patient's recovery it is important for nurses to have a valuable resource to help them achieve the best possible outcomes. This guideline helps translate the latest research into an easy-to-use reference. The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations based on current evidence that will help registered nurses advanced practice nurses and institutions provide safe and effective care to injured patients with a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI).
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This CE course describes how to: understand how AD changes a person; learn how to cope with these changes; help family and friends understand AD; plan for the future; make the home safe for the person with...
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This CE course describes how to: understand how AD changes a person; learn how to cope with these changes; help family and friends understand AD; plan for the future; make the home safe for the person with AD; manage everyday activities like eating bathing dressing and grooming; find helpful resources; learn about common behavior and medical problems of people with AD and some medicines that may help; and coping with late-stage AD.
This CE course describes how to: understand how AD changes a person; learn how to cope with these changes; help family and friends understand AD; plan for the future; make the home safe for the person with AD; manage everyday activities like eating bathing dressing and grooming; find helpful resources; learn about common behavior and medical problems of people with AD and some medicines that may help; and coping with late-stage AD.
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Case management has become standard practice and an essential component in providing support to clients throughout health and human services. The case manager is tasked with helping clients minimize their...
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Case management has become standard practice and an essential component in providing support to clients throughout health and human services. The case manager is tasked with helping clients minimize their stay in hospitals and to locate services in their communities in order to receive treatment as well as support. Case managers are a support to clinical staff and a advocate for clients. This course provides an overview of case management, including key definitions, primary skills and roles of case managers, and the impact of case management on treatment.
Case management has become standard practice and an essential component in providing support to clients throughout health and human services. The case manager is tasked with helping clients minimize their stay in hospitals and to locate services in their communities in order to receive treatment as well as support. Case managers are a support to clinical staff and a advocate for clients. This course provides an overview of case management, including key definitions, primary skills and roles of case managers, and the impact of case management on treatment.
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This course is intended to build a better understanding of the characteristics and benefits of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by discussing: features of TF-CBT; key components; target population;...
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This course is intended to build a better understanding of the characteristics and benefits of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by discussing: features of TF-CBT; key components; target population; effectiveness of TF-CBT; what to look for in a therapist; and considerations for child welfare agency administrators
This course is intended to build a better understanding of the characteristics and benefits of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by discussing: features of TF-CBT; key components; target population; effectiveness of TF-CBT; what to look for in a therapist; and considerations for child welfare agency administrators
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This course addresses abuse and neglect by looking at: the legal definition; federal law related to child abuse. Assessing the signs and symptoms; what is known about chronic neglect; ways to work with...
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This course addresses abuse and neglect by looking at: the legal definition; federal law related to child abuse. Assessing the signs and symptoms; what is known about chronic neglect; ways to work with families experiencing chronic neglect including critical elements of successful casework practice; examples of what agencies are doing and ways agencies can integrate child welfare approaches to chronic neglect with prevention and early intervention efforts. Also discussed are the long-term physical psychological behavioral and societal consequences of child abuse and neglect; and the importance of prevention as a critical component of the nation's child protection system will be looked at by outlining programs and strategies that are proving beneficial in reducing the likelihood of child maltreatment
This course addresses abuse and neglect by looking at: the legal definition; federal law related to child abuse. Assessing the signs and symptoms; what is known about chronic neglect; ways to work with families experiencing chronic neglect including critical elements of successful casework practice; examples of what agencies are doing and ways agencies can integrate child welfare approaches to chronic neglect with prevention and early intervention efforts. Also discussed are the long-term physical psychological behavioral and societal consequences of child abuse and neglect; and the importance of prevention as a critical component of the nation's child protection system will be looked at by outlining programs and strategies that are proving beneficial in reducing the likelihood of child maltreatment
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This course will provide an overview of child abuse including recognition of abuse, reporting, and how abuse affects our society as a whole. Although this is an issue that takes place globally, this course...
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This course will provide an overview of child abuse including recognition of abuse, reporting, and how abuse affects our society as a whole. Although this is an issue that takes place globally, this course will focus solely on child abuse in the United States. Specifically, this course will identify the different types of abuse that can happen to children including physical, psychological, sexual and neglect among others. Identifying and understanding the types of abuse that may occur is as important as knowing potential risk and protective factors in child abuse. The abuse of children is a tragic and growing problem that is important for anyone who works with children to understand.
This course will provide an overview of child abuse including recognition of abuse, reporting, and how abuse affects our society as a whole. Although this is an issue that takes place globally, this course will focus solely on child abuse in the United States. Specifically, this course will identify the different types of abuse that can happen to children including physical, psychological, sexual and neglect among others. Identifying and understanding the types of abuse that may occur is as important as knowing potential risk and protective factors in child abuse. The abuse of children is a tragic and growing problem that is important for anyone who works with children to understand.
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This course will provide an overview of child abuse including recognition of abuse, reporting, and how abuse affects our society as a whole. Although this is an issue that takes place globally, this course...
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This course will provide an overview of child abuse including recognition of abuse, reporting, and how abuse affects our society as a whole. Although this is an issue that takes place globally, this course will focus solely on child abuse in the United States. Specifically, this course will identify the different types of abuse that can happen to children including physical, psychological, sexual and neglect among others. Identifying and understanding the types of abuse that may occur is as important as knowing potential risk and protective factors in child abuse. The abuse of children is a tragic and growing problem that is important for anyone who works with children to understand.
This course will provide an overview of child abuse including recognition of abuse, reporting, and how abuse affects our society as a whole. Although this is an issue that takes place globally, this course will focus solely on child abuse in the United States. Specifically, this course will identify the different types of abuse that can happen to children including physical, psychological, sexual and neglect among others. Identifying and understanding the types of abuse that may occur is as important as knowing potential risk and protective factors in child abuse. The abuse of children is a tragic and growing problem that is important for anyone who works with children to understand.
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This course is intended to help mental health professionals and other mandated reporters (teachers nurses etc) who come into contact with children to understand the California Child Abuse Reporting Law and be...
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This course is intended to help mental health professionals and other mandated reporters (teachers nurses etc) who come into contact with children to understand the California Child Abuse Reporting Law and be aware of their reporting responsibilities regarding child abuse.
This course is intended to help mental health professionals and other mandated reporters (teachers nurses etc) who come into contact with children to understand the California Child Abuse Reporting Law and be aware of their reporting responsibilities regarding child abuse.
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This course looks at the current and future advancements and treatment therapies for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease cancer diabetes and asthma; cognitive disorders such as depression and...
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This course looks at the current and future advancements and treatment therapies for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease cancer diabetes and asthma; cognitive disorders such as depression and Parkinson's disease; infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS influenza and the global health; children's health for autism obesity and hearing losses; aging issues such as Alzheimer's disease arthritis and vision loss; as well as personalized medicine.
This course looks at the current and future advancements and treatment therapies for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease cancer diabetes and asthma; cognitive disorders such as depression and Parkinson's disease; infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS influenza and the global health; children's health for autism obesity and hearing losses; aging issues such as Alzheimer's disease arthritis and vision loss; as well as personalized medicine.
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SUD treatment counselors are in a good position to help their clients with undiagnosed EDs by being aware of the disorders screening clients for EDs in the SUD treatment setting and/or supporting their...
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SUD treatment counselors are in a good position to help their clients with undiagnosed EDs by being aware of the disorders screening clients for EDs in the SUD treatment setting and/or supporting their recovery from SUDs and EDs. The goals of this Advisory are to raise counselors' awareness of EDs and their relationship to SUDs and provide an overview of screening and evidence-based treatments for EDs. The Advisory does not provide comprehensive how-to information for treating clients with EDs. Resources for more information are listed throughout the document and in the Resources section.
SUD treatment counselors are in a good position to help their clients with undiagnosed EDs by being aware of the disorders screening clients for EDs in the SUD treatment setting and/or supporting their recovery from SUDs and EDs. The goals of this Advisory are to raise counselors' awareness of EDs and their relationship to SUDs and provide an overview of screening and evidence-based treatments for EDs. The Advisory does not provide comprehensive how-to information for treating clients with EDs. Resources for more information are listed throughout the document and in the Resources section.
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This course provides information that clinical practitioners need when deciding whether to introduce drug testing in their practices. It offers guidance on implementing drug testing and describes some of the...
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This course provides information that clinical practitioners need when deciding whether to introduce drug testing in their practices. It offers guidance on implementing drug testing and describes some of the ways that drug testing can contribute to assessment diagnosis and treatment of patients seen in primary care. It also coversthe management of the treatment of chronic pain and the identification and treatment of substance use disorders
This course provides information that clinical practitioners need when deciding whether to introduce drug testing in their practices. It offers guidance on implementing drug testing and describes some of the ways that drug testing can contribute to assessment diagnosis and treatment of patients seen in primary care. It also coversthe management of the treatment of chronic pain and the identification and treatment of substance use disorders
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This course provides a thorough discussion of trauma-informed prevention and treatment objectives along with practical counselor strategies. Specific treatment issues related to working with trauma survivors...
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This course provides a thorough discussion of trauma-informed prevention and treatment objectives along with practical counselor strategies. Specific treatment issues related to working with trauma survivors in a clinical setting are discussed as well including client engagement pacing and timing traumatic memories and culturally appropriate and gender-responsive services. This course also gives guidelines for making referrals to trauma-specific services.
This course provides a thorough discussion of trauma-informed prevention and treatment objectives along with practical counselor strategies. Specific treatment issues related to working with trauma survivors in a clinical setting are discussed as well including client engagement pacing and timing traumatic memories and culturally appropriate and gender-responsive services. This course also gives guidelines for making referrals to trauma-specific services.
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A short course on Clinical Supervision suitable for those supervising interns in a clinical setting. Extracted from TIP 52 from SAMHSA.
A short course on Clinical Supervision suitable for those supervising interns in a clinical setting. Extracted from TIP 52 from SAMHSA.
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Supervisorsare teachers coaches consultants mentors evaluators and administrators; you provide support encouragement and education to staff while addressing an array of psychological interpersonal physical...
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Supervisorsare teachers coaches consultants mentors evaluators and administrators; you provide support encouragement and education to staff while addressing an array of psychological interpersonal physical and spiritual issues of clients. This TIP (Treatment Improvement Protocol) focuses primarily on the teaching coaching consulting and mentoring functions of clinical supervisors. This particular course contains valuable information and is pertinentto clinical supervisors in 'all' fields even though the research and clinical findings discussedin this 'best practice' manual are referring to the field of substance abuse counseling. This course is recommended for Social Workers and Therapists seeking to become supervisors in California.
Supervisorsare teachers coaches consultants mentors evaluators and administrators; you provide support encouragement and education to staff while addressing an array of psychological interpersonal physical and spiritual issues of clients. This TIP (Treatment Improvement Protocol) focuses primarily on the teaching coaching consulting and mentoring functions of clinical supervisors. This particular course contains valuable information and is pertinentto clinical supervisors in 'all' fields even though the research and clinical findings discussedin this 'best practice' manual are referring to the field of substance abuse counseling. This course is recommended for Social Workers and Therapists seeking to become supervisors in California.
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This CE course provides a review of current evidence on the effectiveness of available medications for the treatment of an opioid use disorder and guidance for clinical practice. Topics covered: assessing...
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This CE course provides a review of current evidence on the effectiveness of available medications for the treatment of an opioid use disorder and guidance for clinical practice. Topics covered: assessing the need for treatment; initiating medication-assisted treatment; monitoring patient progress and adjusting the treatment plan; and deciding whether and when to end medication-assisted treatment.
This CE course provides a review of current evidence on the effectiveness of available medications for the treatment of an opioid use disorder and guidance for clinical practice. Topics covered: assessing the need for treatment; initiating medication-assisted treatment; monitoring patient progress and adjusting the treatment plan; and deciding whether and when to end medication-assisted treatment.
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