Drug Addiction

Overview

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Credits

2.00

Post Assessment Questions

10

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

10 Jan 2024

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

120 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

The definition of addiction among the general population is a fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. Medically, there are 2 categories: substance and nonsubstance addiction, and many risk factors predispose individuals to both. In particular, a history of risk-taking behavior, genetic predisposition, and propensity for stress play a role. Over time, addiction changes parts of the brain, specifically the dopaminergic system, responsible for perceiving rewards.

Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease that leads to medical, psychological, and social complications. This activity outlines the importance of the interprofessional team in treating patients with addiction to ensure the best long-term outcomes. Participating clinicians review the importance of considering a holistic approach to the care of their patients.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and social workers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Determine the relationship between genetics and addictive behaviors.

  • Evaluate the presentation of a patient with the most common types of addiction.

  • Interpret the toxicokinetics of alcohol intoxication as the most common intoxication.

  • Explain the importance of care coordination among the interprofessional team to deliver optimal care for patients with addiction.

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In support of improving patient care, StatPearls, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

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