Our Substance Use Disorders course tackles the various ways to prevent, assess and treat substance use disorders.
What is Addiction? discusses the various causes and risk factors of addiction and substance use disorders.
Substance Use Disorder in Nurses teaches students how to recognize substance use disorders in their coworkers as well as their own.
Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, to mention a few.
Naloxone is highly effective and has saved lives from opioid overdoses, but can only do so if it is in the right hands, at the right time. Healthcare providers have a critical role in ensuring this occurs across all populations at risk.
Our Opioid Use & Chronic Pain course provides details of the best practices in pain management with the use of opioids and similar products.