Diversion and Substance Abusing Health Care Professionals

Course # 0062

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to diversion and problems associated with substance abuse among health care professionals

Description

Diversion and Substance Abusing Health Care Professionals is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines the problem of diversion and substance abuse among health care professionals. The course lists signs and symptoms of substance abuse as well as risk factors associated with substance abuse among health care professionals. The course ends by reviewing the negative consequences of diversion and substance abuse in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

1. List signs and symptoms of substance abuse 2. List risk factors associated with substance abuse among health care professionals 3. Review the negative consequences of diversion and substance abuse in the workplace

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.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors Administrators Certified Case Managers Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Personal Care Home Administrators Social Workers

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