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Prescription Drugs and Pain Management in Recovery-Click Here

DUI Approved-NEW COURSE
6 CEUs

Code: L101
Prescription Drugs and Pain Management in Recovery: "Pain is Mandatory, Suffering is Optional."  The goal of this course is to learn the difference between tolerance, physical dependence and addiction; to learn how to prevent abuse of prescription drugs used for pain relief; and to learn about options available to those patients in recovery from substance abuse.
January 2012 



USD $100.00

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Overview
FORMAT: Individual Home Study

CONTACT HOURS: 6

INSTRUCTOR: Cheryl J. Collins, RN, LMHC

TARGET AUDIENCE: This course is designed specifically for advanced professionals working in the helping professions (e.g., addictions and mental health counselors, DUI instructors, evaluators, clinical supervisors and EA Professionals and other allied health service providers, etc.)

OBJECTIVES:
1) Participants will learn about the most commonly abused prescription drugs.
2) Participants will be able to differentiate between tolerance, physical dependence, pseudoaddiction and addiction.
3) Participants will discover several options available to help those who are in recovery from substance abuse to handle both acute and chronic pain.