New Drugs of Abuse

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

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. Discuss 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: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021

Kelly Sinclair, MD, FAAFP, 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

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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