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Pharmacology of Alcohol and Substances of Abuse

4 CEUs, $75

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In this course we discuss the routes of administration, chemical makeup, neurotransmitter action, short term effects, long term effects, signs of acute intoxication, diagnostic considerations, and withdrawal symptoms for alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine, caffeine, nicotine, opioids, kratom, hallucinogens, MDMA, PCP, Ketamine, DXM, Cannabis, Inhalants, and anabolic steroids. 

This course is appropriate for: 

-Mental health therapists seeking to widen their knowledge and understanding of alcohol and substances of abuse

-Substance Use Counselors & Therapists seeking a review of pharmacology

-Substance use counselors completing initial education requirements for licensure

Course material includes a recorded video of the pharmacology training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

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