Misuse of Prescription Drugs
$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning
CEU Course Description
Misuse of prescription opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants is a serious public health problem in the United States. This short CEU course discusses the scope of prescription drug misuse, the adverse health consequences from misuse of prescription drugs, and the prevention and treatment of prescription drug misuse.
Article Author: National Institute of Drug Abuse
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CEU Course Objectives
1. Enumerate the populations that are at particular risk for prescription drug misuse.
2. Explain why medication misuse is more dangerous in older people than in younger populations.
3. Compare and contrast addiction, dependence, and tolerance.
4. Scrutinize what the misuse of prescription drugs means.
Date Added: 2017-02-19
Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degree of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.
*Board Approvals for this course can be found here.
*Questions regarding how to take a course, refunds, grievance policy and ADA policy can be found here.
*Questions regarding this course or need support? Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.