Heroin: A Deadly Epidemic

Hours: 1-1.5
Course Number: 0175

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.

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Course Details

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review signs and symptoms of heroin, short- and long-term effects of heroin and types of treatment for 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

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

Certifications

Activity Professionals


1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). NCCAP500178-19NT. Effective through 01/15/19

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# 20181231-1.25-A39592-DL.

Certified Case Managers


1.00 HOURS
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour. Activity code: H00029932. Approval number: 170004936

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). NCCAP500178-19NT. Effective through 01/15/19

Dialysis Technicians


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 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.

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 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.

Social Workers


1.00 HOURS
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Approval number 886546224-1913 for 1 hour of continuing education contact hours.