Addictions: Disease, Diagnosis, and Treatment (NA1702)
Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA
Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRC, Delaware BON, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC, RNs, VRA-Canada
Credit Hours: 8
CCM Credit Hours: 4.5
This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.
- Describe the disease process of addiction and identify the characteristics of an addictive personality.
- Explain the changes found in DSM-5 around the criteria of addiction, including behavioral addiction
- Discuss the difficulty of substance abuse and the recent opioid crisis.
- List treatment options for substance addictions, including complementary and alternative medicine.
- Compare and contrast substance addiction and behavioral addiction
- Identify the characteristics of those addicted to power and adrenalin and how those addictions can be both beneficial and burdensome.
- What is addiction?
- DSM-5 changes to criteria for addiction
- Types of addiction
- Addiction Treatment
- Dual diagnosis and addiction