Cocaine Use Disorder

Cocaine Use Disorder

by NetCE, Mark Rose

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Overview

The purpose of this course is to provide a current, evidence-based overview of cocaine use disorder and its treatment, in order to allow healthcare professionals to more effectively identify, treat, or refer patients who abuse cocaine. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Describe the history and background of cocaine use, including the development of different forms of the drug.
2. Discuss the epidemiology of cocaine use.
3. Describe the pharmacodynamics and pharmaco­kinetics of cocaine.
4. Review the acute and chronic effects of cocaine use, including effects on fetal development.
5. Select possible treatment modalities for cocaine use disorder, including psychosocial therapy, pharmacotherapy, immunotherapy options, alternative/complementary approaches, and interventions for non-English-proficient patients.
6. Recognize the withdrawal syndrome associated with cessation of cocaine use.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162632368
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 04/01/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 234,996
File size: 245 KB

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