Clinical Findings for Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 28)

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About the Course:

Clinical Findings of Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment, TIP 28, presents current knowledge about the use of naltrexone, an opioid antagonist. This medication was initially developed to treat opiate addiction but was subsequently found to help in preventing relapse to alcohol abuse when used with traditional treatment modalities. This TIP will help clinicians and treatment providers use naltrexone safely and effectively to enhance patient care and improve treatment outcomes. This course covers Chapter 4 only.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Author

SAMHSA

Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 28 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about clinical findings for naltrexone and alcoholism treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the efficacy of naltrexone treatment as determined by clinical trials, including its use for various patient populations and subgroups.

  2. Describe the differential subjective effects of naltrexone.

  3. Explain the usage of naltrexone in the context of other pharmacotherapies.

  4. Identify directions for future research into naltrexone.

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Course Number: 101120
Total Credit Hours: 2cr
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
Format: Online Article
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Popularity: 75 members have taken this course