Facing Addiction in America: Chapter 7 - Vision for the Future

Vision for the Future

New Course — We just added this course 24 days ago. Please let us know if you have any feedback about it.

About the Course:

The problems caused by substance misuse are not limited to substance use disorders, but include many other possible health and safety problems that can result from substance misuse even in the absence of a disorder. Prevention programs and policies that are based on sound evidence-based principles have been shown to reduce substance misuse and related harms significantly. Evidence-based behavioral and medication-assisted treatments (MAT) applied using a chronic- illness-management approach have been shown to facilitate recovery from substance use disorders, prevent relapse, and improve other outcomes, such as reducing criminal behavior and the spread of infectious diseases. A chronic-illness-management approach may be needed to treat the most severe substance use disorders.

Publication Date:

2016

Authors

US Dept of Health and Human Services; Office of the Surgeon General; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Recommended For:

Clinicians, program administrators, health care administrators, prescribing providers, researchers, goverment officials. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that the best apporach to treat/prevent substance misuse is to realize a multi-faceted approach is the most effective.

  2. Identify the areas that can have a positive impact on substance misuse: schools, medical facilities, the criminal justice system, policy/law and research.

  3. Implement the necessary changes in schools, medical facilities, the criminal justice system, policy/law and research to facilitate preventative interventions, treatment, amd improved access to treatment.

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-credit.com.

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please login to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

Exam-related Actions

Categorized in:

Accepted By:

Login to automatically show approvals relevant to your state and discipline!
Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how CE-credit.com can help you meet them.

Course Number: 102389
Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
No Exam Fee with a Plus or Unlimited membership package! » More Info
Format: Online
Rating: 
4.70 out of 5
Popularity: 26 members have taken this course

Your Future Courses