Nursing: Substance Use Disorders Course Bundle
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Substance abuse is national epidemic and nurses in most any practice setting are likely to encounter patients and families that are impacted by this issue. These select courses are based on current, evidence-based information to enhance your knowledge and practice. Save almost 50% on individual course prices with this convenient bundle. Includes 6 pharmacology hours.

Included Courses

Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.

  • Adolescent Substance Use Disorders for Healthcare Professionals 2
    Course release date: 11/15/2021

    About the Course:
    The key risk periods for substance use disorders (SUD) occur during life transitions, such as adolescence. This means that substance use assessment and intervention is especially critical for the adolescent population. The emphasis for this education program is on helping healthcare professionals to effectively assess adolescents for substance use disorders and intervene effectively with adolescents who are dealing with such disorders.
  • Health Care Management of Patients with Substance Use Disorders - N55579 2
    Course release date: 7/15/2021

    About the Course:
    Substance use disorder is widespread, varies from culture to culture, and covers a vast array of mind-altering substances. The purpose of this course is to help health care workers in their treatment of patients with substance use disorders, also called SUDs, and to provide patients with the tools and interventions to pursue a lifestyle on their own absent from substance use disorder. The treatment for SUDs includes in- and outpatient programs, a multimodal treatment approach, possible pharmacological treatments, and behavioral therapy. This course helps to prepare health care professionals to recognize SUDs, suggest treatments, provide important motivation and encouragement, and assist with self-management skills that will help with a successful recovery.
     
  • Management of Addiction, Withdrawal, and Overdose - N35032 4
    Course release date: 5/18/2020

    About the Course:
    This course is beneficial for all nurses who care for the general population, particularly populations at risk for opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose.  The course reviews common terminology related to opioid use and addiction, the basic pharmacology of opioids, the roots of the opioid epidemic, the theory of prevention model, and the unique points of potential intervention to help nurses prevent, identify, and treat opioid addiction. 
  • Naloxone: Understanding its Use and Effects - N30069 3 3
    Course release date: 11/4/2019

    About the Course:
    All health care professionals (HCP) have a responsibility to understand the current opioid crisis and how they can contribute to countering this threat. All HCP who come into contact with patients have the potential to encounter individuals in danger of narcotic abuse. Awareness will facilitate an appropriate intervention. Those who may be more directly involved such as pharmacists, first responders, and emergency department personnel should consider more in-depth training. A thorough understanding of opioids, their misuse, and potential solutions to this public health issue will greatly contribute to improved patient health and quality of life.
  • Substance Use Disorder in Nursing: Identification, Reporting, and Support - N30921 3 3
    Course release date: 12/9/2019

    About the Course:
    This course is designed to instruct nurses on how to recognize signs of impairment in colleagues and also how to potentially recognize their own signs of impairment.
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Substance Use Disorders Course Bundle - 14 Hours

55.00
Substance abuse is national epidemic and nurses in most any practice setting are likely to encounter patients and families that are impacted by this issue. These select courses are based on current, evidence-based information to enhance your knowledge and practice. Save almost 50% on individual course prices with this convenient bundle. Includes 6 pharmacology hours.

Included Courses

Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.

  • Adolescent Substance Use Disorders for Healthcare Professionals 2
    Course release date: 11/15/2021

    About the Course:
    The key risk periods for substance use disorders (SUD) occur during life transitions, such as adolescence. This means that substance use assessment and intervention is especially critical for the adolescent population. The emphasis for this education program is on helping healthcare professionals to effectively assess adolescents for substance use disorders and intervene effectively with adolescents who are dealing with such disorders.
  • Health Care Management of Patients with Substance Use Disorders - N55579 2
    Course release date: 7/15/2021

    About the Course:
    Substance use disorder is widespread, varies from culture to culture, and covers a vast array of mind-altering substances. The purpose of this course is to help health care workers in their treatment of patients with substance use disorders, also called SUDs, and to provide patients with the tools and interventions to pursue a lifestyle on their own absent from substance use disorder. The treatment for SUDs includes in- and outpatient programs, a multimodal treatment approach, possible pharmacological treatments, and behavioral therapy. This course helps to prepare health care professionals to recognize SUDs, suggest treatments, provide important motivation and encouragement, and assist with self-management skills that will help with a successful recovery.
     
  • Management of Addiction, Withdrawal, and Overdose - N35032 4
    Course release date: 5/18/2020

    About the Course:
    This course is beneficial for all nurses who care for the general population, particularly populations at risk for opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose.  The course reviews common terminology related to opioid use and addiction, the basic pharmacology of opioids, the roots of the opioid epidemic, the theory of prevention model, and the unique points of potential intervention to help nurses prevent, identify, and treat opioid addiction. 
  • Naloxone: Understanding its Use and Effects - N30069 3 3
    Course release date: 11/4/2019

    About the Course:
    All health care professionals (HCP) have a responsibility to understand the current opioid crisis and how they can contribute to countering this threat. All HCP who come into contact with patients have the potential to encounter individuals in danger of narcotic abuse. Awareness will facilitate an appropriate intervention. Those who may be more directly involved such as pharmacists, first responders, and emergency department personnel should consider more in-depth training. A thorough understanding of opioids, their misuse, and potential solutions to this public health issue will greatly contribute to improved patient health and quality of life.
  • Substance Use Disorder in Nursing: Identification, Reporting, and Support - N30921 3 3
    Course release date: 12/9/2019

    About the Course:
    This course is designed to instruct nurses on how to recognize signs of impairment in colleagues and also how to potentially recognize their own signs of impairment.