Addiction

Return to Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 30 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the evolving definitions of addiction, including the difference between addiction, dependence, abuse and intoxication.
2. Review neurobiological causes of addiction in different patient populations.
3. Select tools to assess patients with potential addictive behaviors and prepare plans to refer them for enhanced evaluation and/or treatment.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017

Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Family Medicine, Director of Continuing Medical Education, Department of Family Medicine, Residency Core Faculty and Director of Inpatient Family Medicine, Family Medicine Residency, Associate Fellowship Director, Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago-Advocate Illinois at Chicago-Advocate Illinois Masonic, Physician

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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