Misuse, Abuse and Dependence of Controlled Substances
Development and increased availability of prescription drugs have significantly improved treatment of pain, mental disorders, anxiety, and other conditions; however, increased availability and variety of medications with psychoactive effects have contributed to prescription misuse, abuse, dependence, and addiction. Join Paul Snyder, MA, LADC-S, as he reviews the definition of misuse, abuse and dependence for diagnosing substance use disorders.
Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:
- Define misuse, abuse, and dependence
- Discuss diagnosing substance use disorders
- Review schedule 1-5 controlled substances
Paul Snyder, MA, LADC-S
Physicians: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hour of nursing continuing education credit.
AB474: This program provides 1.00 CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids, or addiction during each licensure period.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This course is offered through University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.
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