Detoxification of Chemically Dependent Inmates

$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

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CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides recommended standards for the medical management of withdrawal from addictive substances for federal inmates.

Article Author:  Federal Bureau of Prisons
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain the characteristics of the most addictive substances.

2.  Investigate an acceptable alternative for opiate detoxification that should be considered if the institution does not have a methadone license or when otherwise medically indicated.

3.  Identify what all inmates with suspected alcohol use disorder should be treated with.

4.  Describe the proper administration of phenobarbital for barbiturate withdrawal treatment.

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