Heroin: A Deadly Epidemic

Hours: 1.25
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.


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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. 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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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# 20250103-1.25-A99602-DL

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