Heroin: A Deadly Epidemic

Hours: 1.25
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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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

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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. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

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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by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f).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.