New Drugs of Abuse

Return to all Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Assess recent trends in substance abuse and estimate the prevalence in your community and/or practice setting.

2. Formulate strategies to educate patients about the safe use of prescriptions in order to prevent non-medical use of such medications.

3. Describe new or trending products used for illegal purposes that may become (or currently serve as) substances of abuse.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018

Kelly Sinclair, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency and Urgent Care Services, Section on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018
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