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Misuse of Prescription Drugs

Misuse of Prescription Drugs

Misuse of Prescription Drugs

National Institute of Drug Abuse
National Institute of Drug Abuse
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

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Launch date: 01 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 30 Jul 2020

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Misuse of prescription opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants is a serious public health problem in the United States. This short CEU course discusses the scope of prescription drug misuse, the adverse health consequences from misuse of prescription drugs, and the prevention and treatment of prescription drug misuse.


On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Enumerate the populations that are at particular risk for prescription drug misuse.

2. Explain why medication misuse is more dangerous in older people than in younger populations.

3. Compare and contrast addiction, dependence, and tolerance.

4. Scrutinize what the misuse of prescription drugs means.
National Institute of Drug Abuse

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National Institute of Drug Abuse
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

Quantum Units Education began in 2005 with a vision: to be a company with a conscience. Quantum Units Education is not your ordinary CE provider. What this means is simple: we strive to give back. We are grateful for the opportunity we have been given to help others. We want to pay it forward in caring for the environment and our community - which includes each and every customer that crosses our path. We are all in relationship with each other and with our planet. Let us think bigger, take action that creates lasting change, be innovative with our use of green technologies, engage with like-minded partners and move responsibly in our global community.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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