Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies into Medical Practice (DA2340)

Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , NAADAC, RNs

Credit Hours: 9

Course Format

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.

Course Overview

This course is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Treatment guidelines for Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies into Medical Practice.

This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP:49) provides best practice guidelines for treating and monitoring clients with substance use disorders.

****CCAPP STUDENTS - PLEASE READ - Please note any course over 8 CEUs/Contact Hours/Hours, must be completed over a 72 hour (or more) time period. Your course start date is the date of purchase, and your completion date is when you have passed your test. For example, 'Completed 7/1/2024 - 7/6/2024'

Course Objectives

  1. Recognize alcohol dependence as a chronic illness and facilitate treatment accessibility in general medical settings.

  2. Evaluate at-risk patients or persons seeking treatment with compassion and friendly approaches.

  3. Research and utilize combination therapies of medication regimens with counseling services.

  4. Monitor patient progress, re-evaluate needs, and follow up for better patient outcomes.

Course Outline

  1. What Is a TIP?

  2. Chapter 1 - Introduction

  3. Chapter 2 - Acamprosate

  4. Chapter 3 - Disulfiram

  5. Chapter 4 - Oral Naltrexone

  6. Chapter 5 - Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone

  7. Chapter 6 - Patient Management

  8. Appendices

    Appendix A - Bibliography
    Appendix B - NIAAA's A Pocket Guide for Alcohol Screening and Interventions
    Appendix C - Excerpts From Quick Guide for Clinicians Based on TIP 4
    Appendix D - Excerpts from Quick Guide for Clinicians Based on TIP 24
    Appendix E - Resource Panel
    Appendix F - Field Reviewers
    Appendix G - Acknowledgments

  9. Index

  10. Exhibits

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