Overview of Opiate Treatment - 4 Hours

Overview of Opiate Treatment

This course is based in part on Counselor Toolbox Podcast Episodes 133: Pharmacology of Opiates: What are they & How do they impact the mind and body;  Episode 006: Psychopharmacology: and Medication Assisted Therapy for Alcohol and Opiate Abuse, Episode 127:  Treating Opiate Addiction

Contact Hours: 4

Instructor: Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD

This course is based in part on Counselor Toolbox Podcast Episode 133: Pharmacology of Opiates: What are they & How do they impact the mind and body;  Episode 006: Psychopharmacology: and Medication Assisted Therapy for Alcohol and Opiate Abuse, Episode 127:  Treating Opiate Addiction

Objectives:

  • Review opiates as a depressant and analgesic
  • Explore various types of opiates, methods of administration
  • Review the short and long term effects of opiates
  • Identify symptoms of opiate withdrawal and intoxication
  • Discuss factors that make it so easy to overdose on opiates
  • Review the use of Naloxone
  • Review the different types of benzodiazepines and their half life
  • Identify symptoms of benzodiazepine intoxication and withdrawal (including protracted withdrawal)
  • Review the short and long term effects of benzodiazapine use
$12.00 for 90 days
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