Substance Abuse

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Identify manifestations of substance abuse including: cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome; clinical triad associated with mixing of cocaine and levamisole; and transverse myelitis, rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney damage related to acute heroin toxicity.

2. Identify patients with substance use disorders and stratify patients into appropriate categories: hazardous use, substance abuse, or substance dependence.

3. Implement motivational strategies to promote behavior change.  

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022

Ahsan A. Naseem, MD – Medical Director Bryan Heartland Psychiatry, Bryan Physician Network, Lincoln, Nebraska

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022
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