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Module Description
Drug Therapy for Addiction in Primary Care

Speaker: Joseph Merrill, MPH, MD
Content presented in this module is described in the learning objectives below. Teaching methods include a lecture and printable handout.

Course Requirements
You may register for the entire course or for single modules.
To receive contact hour credit:

  1. View the lecture
  2. Study the handouts
  3. Submit a short post-test (exam)
  4. Submit an evaluation

After submitting the post-test and evaluation, you will be able to print a certificate online.

Module Objectives
After completing this module, you will be better able to:

  • Discuss addition as a chronic medical disorder.
  • Identify current pharmacotherapy for tobacco, alcohol and opioid addiction treatment.
  • Discuss the role of the primary care physicians in treating addiction.

Contact Hours
1.2 contact hours will be awarded.

  • Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218 for 1.2 contact hours.

Additional Information
Estimated time to complete course: 1.2 hr
You will have one year from date of registration to complete this course.

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