Heroin: A Deadly Epidemic

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0175
Course Date: 11/24/2017

There is a deadly epidemic sweeping our nation. Heroin use is at an all-time high and mortality rates have dramatically increased. This course takes a close look at signs and symptoms of heroin use, the short- and long-term effects, both physically and psychologically, and treatment options for heroin addiction.

Learning Objectives

  1. List signs and symptoms of heroin use
  2. List short- and long-term effects of heroin use    
  3. Review treatment options for heroin addiction

Criteria for Successful Completion

Certifications

Nurses


1.00 HOURS
THE FLORIDA BOARD OF NURSING [nurses] _ This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#20-598093). Completion of this course fulfills (1) CEU hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nursing Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service(NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards(NAB) and approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education credit. Program Approval# 20230103-1.25-A81017-DL

Personal Care Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). Approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education for PCH Administrators.