Addiction Science

Learning Path: Addiction Topic: Addiction General Archetype: None Roles: Community Health Worker, Physician, 23 more

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This need-to-know general addiction course gives healthcare providers knowledge on understanding addiction as a disease. After this course, the learner will: 1. Outline how addiction affects the brain. 2. Understand the different parts of the brain that aid in addiction. 3. Understand dopamine's role in addiction. 4. Explain how MAT assists a person with an addiction use disorder. 5. Identify the different types of medication assisted treatments. Running time: 46:35

Course Composition

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Pre-Assessment

Take this pre-assessment before watching the video.

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Lecture: Addiction 101

In this video we will focus on what makes addiction a chronic disease that is responsible for the consistent behaviors found in our patients/clients.

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Addiction 101 slides

In this video, we focus on what makes addiction a chronic disease that is responsible for the consistent behaviors found in our patients/clients.

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Addiction: Neuroscience of Addiction

A brief introduction to the neuroscience of addiction

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Buprenorphine

A general overview of the medication assisted treatment path for buprenorphine.

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MAT Methadone Pathophysiology

MAT Methadone Pathophysiology

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MAT Methadone Pathophysiology Slide Deck

MAT Methadone Pathophysiology Slide Deck

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Vivitrol Pathophysiology

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Vivitrol Pathophysiology

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Post-Assessment

Take after watching the videos. You must receive 80% or more to get the certificate for CEUs/CMUs.

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