In this course, you will learn :
- Use neurobiological concepts to treat patients with substance use disorders.
- Recognize alcohol, opioid, and stimulant intoxication and withdrawal syndromes.
- Investigate psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for addiction treatment.
- Explain the fundamental ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice.
- Describe the ethical issues that arise when there is a conflict between public safety and individual health.
- Using ethical principles, discuss factors in managing complex patients with substance use who have co-morbid medical or psychiatric disorders in a variety of settings.
- Determine the factors that contribute to clinical practise errors.
- In addiction medicine practise, use prevention strategies to reduce common patient safety errors.
- When patient safety errors occur during the delivery of care to addiction patients, demonstrate the appropriate response.
- A Survey of Substance Use Disorder
- The Neurobiology of Addiction
- Understanding the Impact of Stigma on Addiction Treatment